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Prentice O. McKibben Sr.
Prentice O. McKibben Sr., age 91, passed away, Sunday, July 24, 2011, at his home, in West Point.
Prentice Owen McKibben Sr. was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Vardaman, Miss., to the late Edna Griffin and Ernest McKibben. He was a new automobile salesman from 1955 until 1990 for Bishop Chevrolet and Larry White Chevrolet and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army having served during WWII. Prentice Owen McKibben, Sr. married Mabel E. Higgins McKibben March 1, 1947, in Hernando, Miss., she preceded him in death March 27, 2002.
Funeral services are today, Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 2 p.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel, with the Dr. James Towery officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two sons: Prentice O. McKibben, Jr. and Tim McKibben both of West Point. One sister, Polly Byars, also preceded him in death.
Pallbearers are Charlie Davidson, Jimmy Clark, Ricky Tucker, Mike Mathews, Larry Barton, and Larry Joe White.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 8217, Jackson, MS 39284.
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