Jerry Laird


Jerry Laird
March 23, 1937 – Feb. 20, 2021
Graveside services for Jerry Nell Brumfield Laird, 83, of Tylertown, were set for Feb. 23, 2021, at Knoxo Cemetery with Rev. Jim Ennis officiating.
Mrs. Laird died at her residence Feb. 20, 2021. She was born March 23, 1937, in Tylertown, to the late Nellie and Ellis Brumfield. Along with her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Dalton Laird; mother Jessie Brumfield; sister Mary Ellen Coker; brothers-in-law Clyde Coker and Dorroh Laird; and sister-in-law Daphne Laird Levin.
She was a faithful member of Knoxo Baptist Church and served as church treasurer. For 50 years Mrs. Laird was bank teller for Trustmark National Bank in Tylertown. Her favorite pastimes were keeping up with her grandchildren and reading.
Survivors include her son Michael D (Janet) Laird; grandchildren Lani (Chess) Jackson and Jace (Kristy) Laird; great grandchildren Reggie Michael Laird, Emmie Raye Jackson, Darlie Lee Jackson, and Layla Marie Laird; brothers-in-law Duel (Alma) Laird and Dorman (Henrietta) Laird; sister-in-law Judy Laird Rawls.
Pallbearers were Jace Laird, Chess Jackson, Reggie Laird, Chris Mitchell, Greg Ray, and Michael Laird.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to Knoxo Baptist Church, 257 Knoxo Rd, Tylertown, MS 39667.
Capps Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com

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