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Austin Blake Laird

Austin Blake Laird, 15, of Monticello, passed away Nov. 1, 2020, at his residence. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Monticello, with graveside services following in Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Michael Smith and Bro. Phillip Alford will officiate, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Austin was born Sept. 9, 2005, in Brookhaven, to Robert Laird and Rebecca Dunn Westmoreland.
Those preceding him in death were his grandfather, Ricky Laird; great-grandfather, Gus Laird; aunt, Tonya Brown; and cousins, Haley and Lacey Smith.
Austin is survived by his mother, Rebecca Dunn Westmoreland (Christopher), of Monticello; father, Robert Laird (Rhonda), of McComb; brother, Landon Laird, of Monticello; step-brothers, Steven and George Maxie, of McComb; grandfather, Glen Dunn, of Monticello; grandparents, Delma Wallace (Terry), of Monticello; grandmothers, Judy Smith, of Bogue Chitto; and Mary Ann Howard, of Pontotoc; aunt, Glenda “GG” Dunn Smith (Joe), of Monticello; uncle, Michael Paul Dunn (Melissa), of Paducah, Ky.; and aunt, Phaedra Dunn, of Ruth.