J. C. Millwood Jr.

Published 5:00 am Monday, May 4, 2009

J. C. Millwood Jr., 59, passed away Friday, May 1, 2009, atRiver Oaks Hospital in Flowood. Visitation is 1:30 p.m. Sundayuntil the 3:30 p.m. chapel service at Ott & Lee Funeral Home inBrandon. Interment will follow in Sylvarena Baptist Church Cemeteryin Wesson.

Mr. Millwood was born July 27, 1947, in Yazoo City and grew upin Belzoni. He joined the Army Armed Forces for two years and was agraduate of Hinds Junior College and attended Mississippi College.He retired from BellSouth with over 30 years of service and waspresently employed with AT&T. He loved fishing, hunting andriding horses. He doted on his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, J. C. Millwood Sr.

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Survivors include his wife, Gloria Hutson Millwood, of Brandon;his daughters, Kim Sullivan and husband, Bo, of Richland, AmberMaddox and husband, Jason, of Clinton, and Crystal Ross andhusband, Dusty, of Utica; his mother, Lillian Elizabeth Millwood,of Belzoni; his grandchildren, Ellen Carol Sullivan, MajorSullivan, Drew Ross and Dalton Maddox; his sister, Paulette Lloydand husband, Shelby, of Belzoni; and his brother, Tim Millwood andwife, Paula, of Belzoni.