Randle Elias Furr

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Graveside services for Randle Elias Furr, of Leland, are 1 p.m.Wednesday, March 21, at Clear Branch Baptist Church Cemetery inWesson. Boone Funeral Home in Leland is in charge ofarrangements.

Dr. Furr, 81, died March 19, 2007, at Delta Regional MedicalCenter in Greenville.

He was a retired entomologist with the USDA Experiment Stationin Stoneville. He was a deacon in the Leland Presbyterian Church.He was a member of the American Legion and the Sons of ConfederateVeterans. He served in the United States Navy during World WarII.

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Survivors are his wife of 57 years, Betty Rochester Furr; hischildren, Randy Furr and wife Morri, of Wesson, Linda Clark andhusband Ricky, of Leland, and David Furr and wife, Kim, of Arcola;his grandchildren, John Furr, of Boston, Mass., Ray Clark, ofCordova, Tenn., Angela Jefcoat, of Cleveland, Lamar Furr, ofHollandale, Mary Mason Furr, of Arcola, Will Furr and Eli Furr,both of Wesson; his great-grandchildren, John Barry Clark, ofCordova, Marlee Furr, of Hollandale, Maxwell Clark, of Cordova, andCatherine Jefcoat, of Cleveland.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.