Fred Allen Rayburn
Fred Allen Rayburn
  • March 12, 1941 - April 2, 2017
  • Pontotoc, Mississippi

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Fred Allen Rayburn, Sr. age 76, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born March 12, 1941 to Earl Clyde Rayburn and Florence Mae Cook Rayburn. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church. He retired from Mutual Savings Life Insurance Company and then worked part time at Auto Zone in Tupelo. He enjoyed deer hunting, restoring Ford Mustangs and mechanic work.

Services will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Midway Baptist Church with Rev. Danny Prater officiating; burial will follow in Midway Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Catherine Parker Rayburn; his daughter, Catherine (Cathey) Rayburn Ware (John Wayne); two sons, Fred Allen (Al) Rayburn (Liz) and Jeffrey Thomas Rayburn (Dawn); one sister, Mildred Moore (Jim); seven grandchildren, Josh Rayburn (Bobbie), Hannah Rayburn, Tommy Ware, Sarah Catherine Ware, Zach Rayburn, T.J. Rayburn and Ben Rayburn; and three great-grandchildren, Braxton Henson, Kaden Rayburn and Marlee Ann Rayburn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Theodore "Ted" Rayburn.

Pallbearers will be Josh Rayburn, Tommy Ware, Zach Rayburn, T.J. Rayburn, Casey Smith and John Ware.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM Monday at the funeral home and from 10 to 11 AM Tuesday at Midway Baptist Church.

Memorial may be sent to Sanctuary Hospice House, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803 or to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, 51 North Dunalp, Memphis, TN 38105.

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