John Markette Reid
John Markette Reid, 85, of Jayess, passed away on April 4, 2021, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Mark was born Nov. 30, 1935, in Jayess to Elmo and Bertha Eaton Reid.
Graveside services were held April 8 at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Larry Eickenloff officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home handling arrangements.
Mark was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was a kind-hearted man who enjoyed caring and providing for others, especially close friends and family. Mark enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Jayess. Mark will be missed by everyone.
Mark is survived by his five children, Johnny and Sonia Reid. of Jayess; Cindy and Russell Sykes, of Flora; Ginger and Ken Renfroe, of Oak Grove; Jeff and Tina Reid, of Monticello; and Jody and Jan Reid, of Jayess; brother, Jerry Reid, of McComb; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Those preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Merle Boyd Reid; son, Jimmy Reid; granddaughter, Kristina Reid; and one sister, Ramona Magee.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Providence Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.