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William Edgar Tyler

Services for William Edgar Tyler, of Bogue Chitto, were 2 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 15, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with burial in TylerFamily Cemetery in Wilkinson County.

Mr. Tyler, 86, died Oct. 13, 2006, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Wilkinson County on Nov. 14, 1919, to LouisElliot Tyler and Rosa Rodgers Tyler.

He was a veteran of the Air Force during World War II with 20years of service.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, FritzTyler, L.E. Tyler Jr. and Charles Alvin Tyler; and his sisters,Winnie Tyler Crain and Louise Phillips.

Survivors are his son, Jimmy Tyler and his wife, Sissy; hisdaughter, Terri L. Nettles and her husband, Dewayne Jr.; hissister, Rosa Lie Sanders, of Clayton, La.; his grandchildren,Robbie Nettles, Jimmy Dale Tyler, Heather Watson and her husband,Jimmy Lynn, and Jennifer Tyler; two great-grandchildren; and anumber of nieces, nephews and other family members.

Pallbearers will be Robbie Nettles, Dewayne Nettles, Jimmy LynnWatson and Monette Moak.