WREN – Charles Wade Bynum, 75, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Amory. He was born April 27, 1937, in Monroe County, to Wilbert “Punch” Bynum and Mary J. Bynum. He, his three brothers and two sisters grew up on a farm in the Wren community where a strong work ethic was instilled that followed him his entire life. He was a member of New Prospect M.B. Church, completed his high school education in Monroe County and attended Jackson State University until he was drafted by the U.S. Army, where he served our country for more than 20 years. He received many Medals of Honor during his tours in Vietnam and Germany. He loved the games of sport, was an outstanding player in basketball and enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.
A celebration of life service with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at New Prospect M.B. Church with the Rev. George Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the New Prospect Cemetery in Nettleton. Darden and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Bynum of Nettleton; one son, Cledus (Sonya) Bynum of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter, Carolyn (Harold) Dilworth of Nettleton; two sisters, Margie (Ben) Hayden of Plantersville and Gloria Jernigan of Okolona; one brother, Albert (Carolyn) Bynum of Amory; two sisters-in-law, Jimmy Bynum of Tupelo and Brenda Bynum of Augusta, Ga.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Wilbert Bynum and Harold Bynum.
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