James D. "Jay" Brantley
James D. "Jay" Brantley, age 65, passed away, Saturday, July 23, 2011, at the University of Alabama Medical Center, in Birmingham.
James David Brantley was born June 10, 1946, in Kosciusko, Miss., to the late Cora Faye Cupit and J. B. Brantley. He was a truck driver for Bryan Foods for 37 years. James D. "Jay" Brantley
was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. James D. "Jay" Brantley married Beth Elaine Millsaps Brantley July 23, 1967, at Calvary Baptist Church in West Point. He had attended Mississippi State University and Holmes Junior College.
Funeral services are today, Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at 10 a.m. from Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Bluff Cumberand Presbyterian Cemetery. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Beth Millsaps Brantley of West Point; two daughters: D'Juana Cummings (Mike) of New Hope, and Stacey Dengler (Chuck) of Hattiesburg; two sons: Ray Brantley (Cobe) of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Lawrence Brantley of West Point; seven grandchildren: Aaron Cummings, Beth Ann Cummings, McKinzie Cummings, Charles Dengler, Kadin Dengler, Maddox Brantley and Lynn Dengler; and one sister, Beverly Shields (John) of West Point.
Pallbearers are Ed McDonald, Tom Jack Williams, Ray Brantley, Lawrence Brantley, Aaron Cummings, and Chuck
Honorary pallbearers are George Pearson, A. R. Parks, Elbert Smith, Willie Hightower, George Bailey, Trenton Stockton, Buck Harmon, Jack Danovosky and Cleophous Witherspoon, the Staff West Point Ambulance Service, and the staff at University of Alabama Medical Center.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 460 McCord Street, West Point, MS 39773 or to Cedar Bluff
Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, c/o Mrs. Anna Sims, 911 Henryville Road, Cedar Bluff, MS 39741.
Friends may leave a Memory Message at www.calvertfuneralhome.com