James Canningham


OKOLONA – James H. “Bro” Canningham, 105, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the Shearer Richardson Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 22, 1907, to L.C. Canningham and Indiana Canningham. He was a life long resident of Okolona and a deacon at the Clark Chapel Church. He provided taxi service for Okolona until past his 100th birth date.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Clark Chapel MB Church with the Rev. Larry Shannon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda (Joe) Bafford of Cleveland, Tenn., Indiana (Larry) Greig of Tupelo and Carol Canningham (Terrance) of Okolona; special daughter, Gail (William) Wilburn; and son, James T. Canningham (Lartha) of Okolona.

Read more:Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Obituaries March 3 2013

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