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Lee Roy Renfroe Jr.

Lee Roy (Bud) Renfroe Jr., 96, of Jayess, passed away Jan. 20, 2024, at Southwest Regional Medical Center in McComb. Mr. Renfroe was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Jayess to Mattie Tullis Renfroe and Lee Roy Renfroe Sr.

A funeral service was held Jan. 25 at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello. Bro. Wendell Davis officiated. Pallbearers were Brian Renfroe, Bret Carney, Josh Bracey, Keith Marbury, Tim McLaurin, and Rusty Reid. Honorary pallbearers were Ken Renfroe, Wayne Renfroe, Bobby Smithie, Tommy Carney, Willie Terrell Coon, and Skip Reid.

Mr. Renfroe and his wife, Nina Holmes Renfroe, were married one month short of 77 years when she passed from this life in 2022.

Mr. Bud was a true Christian man who loved the Lord and was a leader in his church, Unity Church of Christ.  Mr. Renfroe loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and enjoyed spending time with them.

Mr. Renfroe was a Christian who taught many people the right way to live.  He also was a respected advisor and historian.

Mr. Renfroe is survived by his children, Wanda Renfroe, of Monticello, and Ken Renfroe (Ginger), of Hattiesburg; three grandchildren, Brian Renfroe, Bret Carney (Mandie), and Elizabeth Bracey (Josh); five great-grandchildren, Chloe Carney, Brodie Carney, Ava Reid Bracey, Harper Bracey, and Kayte Bracey; as well as one brother, Larry Renfroe, of Brookhaven; two sisters, Irene Davis, of Monticello, Nell Shirley, of Brandon; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Alice Renfroe and Charlene Graham, both of Jayess.

Mr. Renfroe was preceded in death by his beloved wife, his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.