Devon Clarence Dempsey, 77, of Grenada, Miss., died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at Grace Health & Rehab in Grenada
Born Nov. 24, 1929, he was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two sons, Lavon Dempsey, of Gore Springs, Miss., and Dewayne Dempsey, of Harlan, Ky.; three sisters, Barbara Brice, Brenda Hillis and Helen Estes, all of Kennett; four brothers, Wilburn and Curtis Dempsey, both of Kennett and Sammy and Doyle Dempsey, both of Independence, Mo., and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada.
Burial was in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Yalobusha County, Miss.