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Gary Lynn Bigham Sr., 56, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point.
Gary Lynn Bigham Sr. was born March 18, 1957, in Maben, the son of Mrs. Peggy Jean Boyette and the late Mr. Emmett Jefferson Bigham. He was a maintenance technician at Bryan Foods in West Point for 32 years. He was also a maintenance technician at Nucor, formerly Gulf States, in Starkville. He married Louise Brooks Bigham June 5, 1976, in Houston. In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his brother, Emmett "Sonny" Bigham.
Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in Pheba Cemetery.
Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Louise B. Bigham of Pheba; three daughters: Melanie Gordon (David) of Maben, Faith High (Josh) of Mantee, and April Bigham of Pheba; one son, Gary L. Bigham, Jr. (Christina) of Caledonia; nine grandchildren; mother, Peggy J. Bigham of Pheba; two sisters: Barbara Phillips (Lamar) of Van Vleet and Brenda Washington (Bob) of Pheba: three brothers: Royce Bigham (Linda) of West Point, Dale Bigham (Angel), and Patrick "Tenny" Bigham both of Pheba.
Pallbearers are Nicholas Bigham, Wally McGee, Steve Wilkes, Chuck Roberson, Kevin Reed, and Charles Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Wilburn and the Nurses and Staff of North Mississippi Medical Center Home Health.
Memorials may be made to Pheba Cemetery Care Fund, P.O. Box 5, Pheba, MS 39755 or to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
Visitation is Saturday, noon â€“ 2 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com