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Edwin Glen Dyess, Sr.

December 7, 1933 — October 18, 2017

Quitman Mr. Edwin Glen Dyess, Sr. Funeral Services for Edwin Glen Dyess, Sr. will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Greens Creek Baptist Church. Mr. Dyess, age 83, passed away from this life Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in Quitman. Reverend Bob Burgess and Reverend Wayne Woolwine will officiate and interment will follow in the Greens Creek Cemetery. Saulters-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Conner Dyess, Clay Loftin, Corey Loftin, Bobby Strange, Tommy Strange, and Anthony Stuart. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Cecil Anderson, Guy Buford, Edwin Dyess, III, Glynn Dyess, Carl Jones, and Bob Sutton. Edwin Glen Dyess, Sr. was born on December 7, 1933 in Carson to Lonnie Sylvester Dyess, Sr. and Ida Mae Shoemake Dyess. Mr. Dyess was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in Korea. He held both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from Mississippi State University. Mr. Dyess spent over 30 years with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, Bureau of Plant Industry, retiring as the Director and Sate Entomologist. He was a member of Greens Creek Baptist Church, where he had served as Deacon. Mr. Dyess was preceded in death by his mother and father; and 5 siblings. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Theda Lamb Dyess of Brandon; 3 sons, Edwin Dyess, Jr. (Lori) of Saltville, VA, Rod Dyess (Erin Lee) of Carson, and Andre Dyess (Susan) of Hickory; 5 grandchildren, Haley Dyess, Conner Dyess, Edwin Dyess, III, Mallory Dyess, and Madilyn Dyess; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00pm until 2:00pm at Greens Creek Baptist Church.
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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Greens Creek Baptist Church

, Carson, MS 39427

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