Forrest "Ed" Bearden, 94, died Friday June 28, 2013 at his home in Raymond.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at First Baptist Church Raymond. Visitation will be Monday July 1, 2013 from 5 until 8 pm at Wright and Ferguson in Raymond and after 10 am Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow the service in the Raymond Cemetery.
He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Business Degree. He came to Raymond as the first Business Manager at the then Hinds Junior College. Later he entered the sales field with Curtis 1000, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Retiring in 1984.
Served 42 months in World War II ending up in Yokohama, Japan.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Kathi Bearden Meadows. Survivors include his wife of 71 years Mickey King Bearden; sons Michael (Linda) of Hot Springs Village, AR and William (Cissy) of Pelahatchie, MS; granddaughter, Shelly Renfroe; two great granddaughters Justice Renfroe and Brooke Renfroe, and his sister Hilda Levi of Columbus, GA.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Raymond. Online Guestbook www.wrightferguson.com