Sherman C. Hull III

Published 11:01 am Friday, August 24, 2012

Sherman C. Hull III died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at River Region Medical Center. He was 56.

Mr. Hull was born Aug. 6, 1956, in Vicksburg. He was a resident of Jackson. He was employed at The Home Depot, where he was a flooring specialist. He graduated from Cooper High School in Vicksburg and then attended the University of Southern Mississippi. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Vicksburg.

Sherman was extremely proud of his five grandchildren and used every opportunity to brag about them. Sherman loved to dance and play cards with his family. He loved to take his grandchildren to Geyser Falls or swimming and boating at Eagle Lake.

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Survivors include his wife, Jan Eastburn Hull of Jackson; two daughters, Gina F. Hull Nelson of Brandon and Alesia Hull Cowart of Vicksburg; his father, Sherman C. Hull Jr. of Vicksburg; his mother, Ollie Sykes Hull of Vicksburg; a brother, Steven Earl Hull of Millington, Tenn; and five grandchildren, twins Katie and Claire Cowart, Emily R. Lavern and J. Wesley Barrett, all of Vicksburg, and Danny Nelson of Brandon.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Sykes of Delhi, Sherman’s first cousin, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon until the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Lonnie “Randy” Campbell, Nathan Hull, Robert Henry, Richard Sykes, Marcus Hull, Billy R. Sykes and Xaviar Simmons.

Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy, French Camp, MS 39745-9703.