Bert Cornell Outlaw, 99, of Jackson died Aug. 25, 2009 at a local hospital.
He was born July 9, 1910 in Orme, TN. He came to Alabama at the age of five. He attended the University of Alabama in 1929 and furthered his education at Mobile Business College in 1930. He volunteered for the United States Army in January 1941 and served for four years and eight months, obtaining the rank of Master Sergeant in January 1943, serving in England and Germany as a Medic. He owned and operated a Portrait Studio and Gift Shop in Jackson for 34 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson.
Survivors include three children, Bert (Vee) Outlaw, Pace, FL, Brad (Terry) Outlaw, Flowood, MS, Beth (Wayne) Lee, Daphne; one brother, Dan Outlaw, Jackson; one sister, Edith Outlaw, Jackson; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Madge Bradford.
Pallbearers were Perry Outlaw, Bill Outlaw, Maurie Outlaw, Bobby Farish, Dee Outlaw and Don Terrell.
Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. followed by the service at 3 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial will be in Magnolia Lawn Cemetery in Grove Hill. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jackson Building Fund.