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Winford Wilburn

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Winford Ishmael "Bub" Wilburn, 87, of Centerville, Texas, formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 29, 2008, at Madison-St. Joseph Health Center in Madisonville, Texas.

Born Aug. 10, 1920, in Kennett, son of the late Wayne and Emily Belle McCarley Wilburn, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII, a cook for a fishing boat and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include seven nephews, Jack Wilburn, of Pine Bluff, Ark., Joe Wilburn, of Van Buren, Ark., Jimmy and Jerry Saddler, both of Marianna, Ark., Bill Saddler and Ken Wilburn, both of Memphis, Tenn., and Chris Wilburn, of Kennett and one niece, Becky Wilburn, of Kennett.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; two brothers, Reginald and Bill Wilburn and one sister, Joyce Saddler.