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Edward Dee Landrum

Edward Dee Landrum, 82, died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011, from 5 – 8 PM and Thursday, June 30, 2011, from 1 – 2 PM. A chapel service will be held Thursday at 2 pm at Lakewood Funeral Home on Clinton Boulevard with Interment to immediately follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mr. Landrum was born on June 4, 1929, in Mize, Mississippi to the late Sylvester and Bessie Landrum. He met and married the love of his life, Mrs. Johnnie Faye McCurdy and they celebrated over 62 years of marriage together. He was the owner of Landrum’s Produce. Mr. Landrum was a man who loved his family and his church. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, caring father, and a trustworthy friend. Mr. Landrum’s word was his bond.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Delhi Landrum and Frank Landrum; and sisters, Myrtle Gauldin and Maxine Wallace.

Mr. Landrum is survived by his wife, Johnnie Faye Landrum; children, Carolyn Faye Williamson, Dexter Dee Landrum, and Marion Edward Landrum; brother, Dewey Lee Landrum; sisters, Lucille Lott and Gladys Diaz; 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, and a whole host of friends.