Published 11:26 pm Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Cedric Brumfield, a native of Mt. Hermon, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.
He was born Aug. 24, 1940 to Clifford and Cloudia Brumfield, the second of eight children born to the union.
Cedric accepted Christ at an early age at Mount Olive Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Pastor James Vernon and served faithfully until his health began to fail him. He was employed by Patterson Steel for 25 years, and then worked for the state of Mississippi in Pascagoula until his retirement. In 1963 he and Norma Lee Magee were united in marriage and to this union six children were born.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Norma Lee Brumfield of Franklinton; six children, Lori, Cris, Angela and Tondra, all of Franklinton, and Lawrence Brumfield and Tony Brumfield, both of San Antonia, Texas; three special children, Rada, Johnathan and Christopher of Oyska, Miss.; three sisters, Betty (William) Bickham of New Mexico, Glendora Bouligny of New Orleans and Jerry McDonald of Mt. Hermon; two brothers, Murlie (Rose) Brumfield and Donnie (Gladys) Brumfield, both of Mt. Hermon; 14 grandchildren, Brandon, Michael, Tony Jr., Tyler, Thomas, Tavis and Leelaya Marie; one uncle, Myrtis Brumfield of Mt. Hermon; a special nephew, Scott Barnes of New Orleans; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Cloudia Brumfield; one sister, Norma Jean Graves; and two brothers, Charles Brumfield and Willie Ray Brumfield.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 11, from 2-7 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home Chapel in Franklinton. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church at 2 p.m., with Rev. George E. Butler officiating. Rev. Johnny Causey will be the eulogist. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery.