Danny Daniels Sr.

Published 12:36 pm Friday, June 26, 2015

Funeral services were held June 16, 2015, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, for Danny Lynn Daniels Sr. who passed away on June 13 at his residence in Prentiss. Interment followed at Hepzibah Cemetery in Silver Creek. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Ben James and Dr. French Tripp officiated. Pallbearers were David Jones, Don Jones, Ronald Jones, Larry Odum, Jerry Odum, Ed Hurt, Danny Hamilton and Gordon Fortenberry. Honorary pallbearers were Speights Cash & Carry employees, Eddie Speights, Bubba Traylor, Sonny Everitt, Robert Miller, James Gatwood, Melvin Hollingsworth, David Jones, James Russell Dumas and Charley Dumas.

Danny was born on July 29, 1947, in Lawrence County, MS. He was the son of Charles L. Daniels and Faye Fortenberry Daniels. He worked for Shell Oil Company in New Orleans, LA, and then owned Sears and Prentiss Appliance and Sport About stores. He served on the Town of Prentiss Board of Alderman for 16 years. He was on the board of Prentiss Christian School. He was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church. He was a Mason/Shriner.

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He is survived by wife, Shirley Daniels of Prentiss; son, Danny Lynn Daniels Jr. of Prentiss; daughter, Kim Daniels Speights (Trey) of Boca Raton, FL, and sister, Donna Jones of Prentiss.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Prentiss Baptist Church or Prentiss Police Dept.

He was preceded in death by his parents.