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John E. Scarff

John E. Scarff, 80, died Jan. 2, 2007, at St. Dominic – JacksonMemorial Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services are 2 p.m. today,Jan. 5, at Stringer Family Chapel in Hazlehurst with burial in theSpring Hill Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services inHazlehurst is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Scarff was born February 22, 1926, to the late John andGertrude Scarff Jr. He was a loving husband to Patricia. Theyresided in the Hazlehurst/Wesson area for the past 13 years andwould have been married 40 years in February. Mr. Scarff wasretired from the Navy after 21 years and a Civil Service policeofficer for 14 years. He was a lifetime member of the NRA.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Logan Scarff; sons, DaneScarff, of Augusta, Ga., and Wade Scarff, of Pensacola, Fla.;daughters, Lisa Hampton, of Hazlehurst, Sheryl Loper, of Newark,Texas, and Toni Barrett, of Sand Flats, Texas; brother, RichardScarff, of Brashear, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and twogreat-grandchildren.