2012-02-02 / Obituaries


Vivian Estelle Kittrell Syphrit, 99, of Jackson died Jan. 30, 2012 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

She was born Sept. 12, 1912. She was a native of Leaksville, Miss. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a retired sales clerk with Jackson Drugs.

Survivors include two sons, Calvin Ray (Betty Jo), Charles William “Billy” (Helen) Syphrit, all of Jackson; two daughters, Annette Duke, Saraland, Katherine (Levoyde) Bradford, Scyrene; one brother, Melborn Kittrell, Elberta; one sister, Ruth Byrd, Pascagoula, Miss.; 13 grandchildren; 24 greatgrandchildren; five greatgreat grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. with the service at 3 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jamie Lay and Chaplain Richard Green officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Jackson Health Care and AseraCare Hospice.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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