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Gordon Earl Applewhite

Funeral services for Gordon Earl Applewhite, of Brookhaven, are today, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at Brookhaven Funeral Home (Natchez Drive) at 3:30 p.m. with burial at Riverwood Cemetery. Dr. Richard Balkcom will officiate the services.

Visitation is today, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.

Mr. Applewhite, 58, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson with his loving family by his side. He was born March 17, 1958, in Brookhaven to Rufus and Evelyn Cloy Applewhite. He enjoyed fishing, camping, riding horses and Harley Davidson motorcycles. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and niece, Gabriel Windham.

Survivors are his wife of 25 years, Stella Ann Applewhite, of Brookhaven; sons, Lee Myers and wife Brandy, of Brookhaven, Taylor Applewhite, of Jackson, Will Felder, of Corvalis, Oregon, and August Fortado, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; grandchildren, Dallas and Daughtry Myers and Dalton and Rylan Fortado; brother, Revel Applewhite, of Madison; and a host of family and friends.

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