September 14, 1939 - February 3, 2021
Burial Date: February 5, 2021
Graveside services for Mr. Burley Newcomb, age 81, of Kosciusko will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, February 5, 2021 at Calvary Cemetery in Carroll County.
Mr. Newcomb died Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the State Veterans Home in Kosciusko.
He was born on September 14, 1939 in French Camp, Mississippi and was the son of the late Henry and Cora Carpenter Newcomb.
Mr. Newcomb was employed by JB Hunt as a truck driver until his retirement. He was a member Calvary Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Vietnam Conflict.
Mr. Newcomb was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sybil Newcomb; two sisters, Eva Mae Peters and Ella Quay Sanders; and two brothers, Herbie Newcomb and Howard Newcomb.
He is survived by four nieces, Linda Lane (Andy), Myra Smith and Gail Havens, all of Duck Hill, and Clara Dowdle of Grenada; two nephews, Carlton Peters of Elliott and Clyde “Buster“ Peters, Jr. (Gail) of Duck Hill; one brother-in-law, Clyde Peters of Duck Hill; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.