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Obituaries for Monday, January 15, 2007

George A. Boyd

Services for George A. Boyd, of Monticello, are 1 p.m. Tuesday,Jan. 16, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inProvidence Baptist Church Cemetery in Jayess.

Visitation is today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home andon Tuesday from 8 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mr. Boyd, 82, died Jan. 14, 2007, at Lawrence County Hospital.He was born on Sept. 28, 1924, to George Washington Boyd and BettyJoe Roberts Boyd.

He was a pipefitter. He was a member of Topeka BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his daughter, DewannaElaine Boyd; five brothers and one sister.

Survivors are his wife, Bessie Lee Howell Boyd; his grandson,Robert Brian Rutland, of Jackson; his brother, James Boyd, ofArkansas; and two great-grandchildren.

Jerry Shelton Brewer

Services for Jerry Shelton Brewer, of Natchez, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Laird’s Funeral Home Chapel on Union Street inNatchez with burial in Natchez City Cemetery. The Revs. Bart Walkerand Jeff Brewer will officiate.

Visitation is today from 6 until 8 p.m. at at the funeral home,and on Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

Mr. Brewer, 68, died Jan. 13, 2007, in Natchez after a lengthyillness of progressive supranuclear palsy. He was born in McComb onSept. 16, 1938, to Otis and Frances Hill Brewer.

He was a retired logging contractor. He was a member of TraceRidge Baptist Church in Ridgeland.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors include Bobby Sue Brewer; their four daughters, SusanB. Hicks, of Brandon, Deborah B. Mizell and husband Glenn, ofNatchez, Carolyn S. Brewer, of Brandon, and Trish B. Case andhusband Dusty, of Denham Springs, La.; his grandchildren, AmandaMizell Hodges and husband Ben, of Brookhaven, Kellie Case, BrittanyCase and Lindsay Case, all of Denham Springs; his great-grandsons,Josh and Grayson Hodges, of Brookhaven; his brother, Jimmie C.Brewer and wife Judy, of Natchez; and his sister, Patsy B. Ridge,of Pineville, N.C.

Pallbearers are Jack Sojourner, Louie Brown, Robert Dunn, BobbyHarrigill, Donald Roberts and Bill Fletcher.

Memorials may be made to Cure PSP Foundation, Executive PlazaIII, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 906, Hunt Valley, MD 21031, orwww.psp.org, or to the building fund of Parkway Baptist Church.