Nancy Sykes

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Louise Daughdrill Sykes were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the New Hebron Cemetery.  Rev. Micah Rutland officiated. 

Mrs. Sykes, age 83, entered into the eternal rest of her Lord Monday morning, Jan. 2, 2023, at her residence in Pinola.

The family received friends Thursday, Jan. 5, beginning at noon until the hour of service at 2 p.m. at Saulters Moore Funeral Home.

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Serving as pallbearers were Joshua Sykes, Devin Owens, C.W. Cole, Greg Cole, Wade Daughdrill and Greg Berry.

Honorary pallbearers included Fred Sykes and Wesley Daughdrill.

Nancy Louise Daughdrill Sykes was born on July 17, 1939, in Jefferson Davis County to Claude and Louise Cole Daughdrill.  A homemaker, Mrs. Sykes loved her family very much.  The family relates that she always enjoyed friends stopping by her home for a visit.  Mrs. Sykes was a member of the Old Hebron Baptist Church.

Mrs. Sykes was preceded in death by her husband, David Benjamin Sykes, Sr. in 2006.  In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her son, Jeffery Todd Sykes; her daughter, Pam  Sykes; her grandson, Brandon Sykes; a sister, Betty Barnett and her parents, Claude and Louise Daughdrill.

Her memory will forever be cherished by her sons, David B. Sykes, Jr. (Connie) of Pinola, Tony Sykes (Sandy) of New Hebron; her daughter, Debbie McDaniel of New Hebron and a brother, Wesley Daughdrill of New Hebron.  Mrs. Sykes also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. 

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