James A. ‘J.A.’ Brumfield

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Services for James A. “J.A.” Brumfield, of Ruth, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, March 9 at Catchings Funeral Home in McComb with burialin Silver Springs Cemetery in Progress.

Visitation is today from 4-6 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-10:30a.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Brumfield, 90, died March 6, 2005, at Forrest GeneralHospital in Hattiesburg. He was born in Walthall County on Dec. 28,1914, to John Brumfield and Ada Fortenberry Brumfield.

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He was retired from the Mississippi Department of Transportationand was involved in raising cattle.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, BaxterBrumfield, Selwin Brumfield and Wendell Brumfield; and one sister,Fannie Lexie.

Survivors are his wife, Rubye Nell Boutwell Brumfield, of Ruth;one son, Jimmie Brumfield, of Hurst, Texas; one brother, JohnBrumfield, of McComb; two sisters, Claudia Fortenberry, of Atlanta,and Olgee Pittman, of New Orleans; three grandchildren; andnumerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Memorials may be sent to a favorite charity or church of yourchoice.