Services for Mr. William Scott Humphreys, age 40, of Newton, MS will be held at 11:00am on Saturday,10/17/2009 at Liberty Baptist Church in Newton, MS with Bro. David Addy and Bro. Jim Burns officiating. The Body will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence, MS. James F. Webb Funeral Home in Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Humphreys, a resident of Newton, was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He was a loving father that esteemed his daughter as his greatest accomplishment.
He is survived by his wife, Shellie Humphreys of Newton, MS; his daughter, Gracie Humphreys, age 7 of Newton, MS; his parents, Thomas and Sylvia Jones Humphreys of Newton, MS; his sister, Amy McGee of Union, MS; his grandmother, Willie Jones of Florence, MS; and his Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Wayne and Jackie Hardin of Carthage, MS.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Rev. Robert L. Jones, and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Humphreys.
Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Wyatt, Michael Maske, Ronnie Jones, Marcus Hardin, Jeff Fortune, Steve Nazary, Kevin Miles, and Scott Haywood.
Visitation will be held at James F. Webb funeral home in Newton, MS from 5-8pm on Friday, 10/16/2009.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to any of the following: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Gideons International or the Baptist Children’s Home.