2007-09-27 / Obituaries


Herman Cecil Deas, 74, of Ellisville, Miss. died Sept. 19, 2007 at his residence.

He was born June 24, 1933. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a business owner/operator of Deas Cars.

Survivors include two sons, Damon Deas, Jacksonville, Fla., Dean Deas, Waynesboro, Miss.; four daughters, Deanna Shepard, Falon Stephenson, both of Waynesboro, Miss., Tracey Humphrey, Katy, Texas, Toni Hennis, Mobile; one brother, Kenneth D. Deas, Coffeeville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eula May Deas, his father, L.C. Deas and a sister, Carolyn Price.

The service was Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. at Ulcanush Baptist Church with Rev. Roscoe Wentworth officiating. Burial was in the Ulcanush Cemetery in Coffeeville. Freeman Funeral Home Inc. of Waynesboro, Miss. directed.

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