Conant Al Sherman

Published 10:25 am Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Conant Al Sherman, 53, who died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, at the Asbury Hospice House, Hattiesburg.  Rev. Maxine Price officiated with interment following in the Holisday Creek M. B. Church cemetery, Carson.  Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Conant Sherman was born to Mr. Alter Lee Sherman, Sr. and the late Doris H. Fortenberry Sherman. He was raised by his grandparents, Oliver and Hermeo Stewart.  He was a member of Blackmon Temple C.M.E. Church.  He attended Bassfield Elementary and Bassfield High School and later joined the National Guard. Mr. Sherman was married to Tabitha Burkett of Prentiss. Two children were born to this union.

He is survived by his wife, Tabitha Sherman; three daughters, Jaleesa Sherman and Samantha Sherman both of Prentiss, Corneisha Hicks of Texas; son, Larry Henderson of Prentiss; father, Alter Lee Sherman Sr., stepmother, Annie M. Pitts; three brothers, Ernie Sherman, Jermaine (Stephanie) Gordon and Alter Lee Sherman Jr., all of Hattiesburg; one sister, Tretease Sherman of Hattiesburg; three grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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