Laura Bell Laird

Published 6:27 pm Friday, April 30, 2010

Services for Laura Bell Laird, of Brookhaven, will be held atnoon on Friday, April 30, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel onNatchez Drive, with burial in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery inBrookhaven.

Visitation is Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service atthe funeral home.

Mrs. Laird, 93, died April 28, 2010, at her residence. She was bornin Franklin County on April 17, 1917, to Eli Murray and NancyRatcliff Murray.

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She was a homemaker and a member of Bude Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, MarshallLaird; her daughter, Barbara Kimble; her brothers, Ike and FredMurray; and her sisters, Nell Pickett, Lizzie Arnold and VertieCothern.

Survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law, Randolph and GerryLaird, of Quitman, and Robert M. and Charlotte Laird, of Lucien;her daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Ed Zumbro, of Bude,Margaret and Jerry Crane, of Lucien, Hilda and Danny Dillon, ofSmithdale, and Doris and Johnny Strain, of Zachary, La.; hersisters, Helen Delaney, of Natchez, and Darlene Beck, of BatonRouge, La.; and 11 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.