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J.C. Winters Jr.

Graveside services for J.C. Winters Jr., 94, of Ruth, formerly of Natchez, were held Aug. 5, 2020, at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, with Rev. Scott Johnson officiating. Mr. Winters passed away Aug. 2. in Ruth. Laird Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Pallbearers were Tyler Beard, Rodney Grantham, and his nephews.
Mr. Winters was born July 7, 1926, in Moorehead, the son of John Calvin Winters Sr. and Mary Lockie Carroll Winters. He worked at Armstrong Tire and Rubber Company for 32 years. He also owned and operated Winters Dozer Services for many years.
Mr. Winters was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Alice Winters; son, Donald Winters, of Natchez; and 10 siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Winters, of Ruth; daughter, Jackie Winters, of Brandon; sister, Thelma Meredith, of Clarksdale; stepsons, Ricky Beard, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and Keith Beard, of Jayess; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.