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Kenneth Thurman

Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Thurman were held Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Thurman, 50, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019, at UMC in Jackson. Reverend Wayne Womack officiated. Interment was in New Hebron Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Joseph Odom, Lee Holifield, Brooks Jones, Wilson Purser, Jr., Anthony Hunt, Jr. and Lawrence Smith.
Kenneth Thurman was born September 18, 1968, in Monticello to Elmer Thurman and Opal Thompson Thurman. He was a welder and a member of New Hebron Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Thurman.
Mr. Thurman is survived by his father, Elmer Thurman of Canton; mother, Opal Long of New Hebron; one son, Dustin Runnels (Joy) of Loranger, Louisiana; one daughter, Rachael Hodges (Dennis) of New Hebron; one brother, Eddie Thurman of New Hebron; one sister, Angie Purser (Wilson) of Puckett, and four grandchildren, Benjamin Runnels, Hailee Martin, Aiden Hodges and Kian Hodges.
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