Charles Edward Fair Sr.

Published 3:34 pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at Golden Gate Cemetery in Prentiss, for Mr. Charles Edward Fair Sr., 68, who died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, at his residence.  Elder Leroy White officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Charles Fair was born to the late Essie Lee Price and James Fair.  He received his education from J. E. Johnson in Prentiss.  He was employed at Lipsey Cotton Gin, Borden Milk Company, Tyson Foods and lastly, Rocket Iron and Metal of Flowood, where he retired.

Mr. Fair was married to Sarah Thompson Fair for 22 years and in this union, three children were raised together.

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He was preceded in death by two children, Charles E. Fair Jr., Timmy Fair; sister, Evelyn Fair; two brothers, James Fair and Roy Fair.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Fair of Jackson; one son, Charles (Ann) Fair of Prentiss; two daughters, Yashica (Gabe) Byrd of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Seara Fair of Jackson; three brothers, Willie J. (Estelle) Ross of Bassfield; James (Rose) Fair of Prentiss; Chester (Lisa) Fair of Brandon; six sisters, Catherine Adams and Gloria Herring both of Prentiss; Jeanette Crawford of Indianola; Oreleta (Lois) Walker of Greenville; Erma (Robert) Mason of Jackson; Caroline West of Jackson; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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