Hyland Wesley Brumfield 

Published 12:34 pm Wednesday, April 22, 2020


Early April 21, 2020, the family of Hyland Wesley Brumfield mourned his passing but were gladdened he entered Heaven to end his pain and suffering.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 1:00PM on Friday April 24, 2020 at Montgomery Baptist Church cemetery.  Rev. Trent Moak will be officiating. Hartman Jones Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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Hyland, 90, was a lifelong resident of Bogue Chitto, MS.  He was born November 26, 1929, the youngest child of Clifton Grady “Bud” Brumfield and Susie Brown Brumfield of Bogue Chitto.

He was a member and former deacon of Montgomery Baptist Church and also sang in the church choir.  He graduated from Auburn High School, served in the Korean War, and was affiliated with the oilfield profession before retirement.

Hyland was a wonderful Godly man that loved his family and friends dearly.  He always remembered his family at Christmas with a handwritten card.  He loved working outdoors with his cattle and could tell you when each calf was born.  His nieces hosted a 90th big birthday party for him at his church where he enjoyed seeing many of his family and friends this past November  Afterwards, his health began to fail and he entered hospice care at home in early April.

Hyland was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Helen Brumfield Hartfield and husband Philip; one brother, Clifton Gordon Brumfield and wife Aileen; one niece, Vickie Joy Brumfield; and one nephew-in-law, Greg Hoggatt.

He is survived by four nieces, Gail Brumfield of McComb, MS; Susan Hartfield Hewitt and Butch of Natchez, MS; Philis Hartfield Hoggatt of Madison, MS; and Bonnie Cook and Ross of Bogue Chitto, MS, his great nieces are Melissa Hewitt Emberson and Dana, Lou Hoggat Stapleton and Grant, Lemmie Johnston Anderson and Jason and Katelyn Johnston; great nephews, Marcus Hewitt, Phillip Hoggatt and Katie, Ernie Johnston and Kayla, great-great nieces and nephews; Ailee Stapleton, Buster Stapleton, Max Emberson, Maycee Stapleton, Zachary Johnston, Wesley Johnston, Emma Anderson, Ruby Anderson, Finnley Johnston and Aubrey Rose Anderson, along with numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be:  Ross Cook, Philip Hoggatt, Rick Adams, Grant Stapleton, Buster Stapleton and Bill Cook.

Honorary pallbearers will be:  Ernie Johnston, Marcus Hewitt, Dana Emberson, Butch Hewitt, and Jason Anderson.

The family wishes to thank his caretaker, Connie Barnes and the doctors and nurses who cared for him in his last days.  The love and care by neighbors, friends, and his church family are much appreciated.

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