Paul Edward Furr Sr.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Paul Edward Furr Sr. died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at River Region Medical Center. He was 54.

Mr. Furr was born in Hollandale and had lived in Vicksburg for most of his life. He worked as a heavy-equipment operator.

He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Parson Furr Jr.; and his grandparents, Herbert E. and Estelle “Auntie” Marshall.

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Survivors include his wife, Vanessa H. Furr of Vicksburg; three sons, Paul Edward Furr Jr. and Mitchell Wayne Furr, both of  Vicksburg, and Timothy Jack Furr Jr. of Sheridan, Ark.; his mother, Margie Faye Marshall Furr of Vicksburg; three brothers, Mark A. Furr, James Earl Furr and Timothy Jack Furr, all of Vicksburg; two sisters, Rita Faye Adams and Cynthia Ann Adams, both of Vicksburg; and six grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. D.W. Tipton, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from  9 a.m. until the hour of the service at the church with Glenwood Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Seay Sr., Jimmy Seay Jr., Steve Whitehead, Dale Anthony Adams Jr., David Lee Monk and Michael Jeandron.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Adams, Dale Adams Sr., Carl Martin, Timothy Furr Jr. and Mark Furr.