James Samuel Drummond, Sr.
Published 7:00 am Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Funeral services for James Samuel Drummond, Sr., age 98, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, will be held Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Picayune.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home.
Burial will be on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park 5434 Old Birmingham Hwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404. Local arrangements are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
Dr. Keith Warden will officiate the service.
A native of Ralph, Ala. and retired business owner of Park Supply in Picayune, Miss., Sam was a member and usher of First Baptist Church of Picayune. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Master SGT.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Ephram Drummond and Stella Pearson Drummond; his wife of over 60 years, Laurette Ford Drummond; his brothers, Cecil Drummond, and George Drummond; and his sisters, Lois Guillot and Mary Wade.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, James Samuel (Rhonda) Drummond, Jr., George Daniel “Dan” Drummond, and Mark Dwain Drummond; his 3 grandsons, Dr. James Joel (Amy) Drummond, D. Todd (Avril) Drummond, and Jeremy L. Drummond; his 7 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Curtis E. (Dorothy) Drummond.
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