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Calvin Jones Brister

Mr. Calvin Jones Brister, 64, of Jayess, passed away February 25, 2019, at his residence in Jayess. Calvin was born January 22, 1955, in Tylertown to Perry Jones Brister and Lexie Barnett Skaggs.
Services were held Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Powell’s Grove United Pentecostal Church in Jayess, with graveside services following in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Bren Smith and Haegan Lee officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Calvin served his country in the United States Marines. He loved spending time outdoors with his family and friends. He was a member of Powell’s Grove United Pentecostal Church. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend.
He is survived by his seven children, Chasity King (Jerry) of Monticello, Torrie Brister of Texas, Calvin “Bear” Lawrence of Hazlehurst, Tanya Brister of Carthage, Allyson Walker (Tony) of Ruth, Nicole Brister of Jayess and Zachary Brister “Hawk” of Jayess; sister, Sandy Price (Scottie) of Morton, and 22 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sunshine Brister, and grandson, Ashton Bryce Walker.
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