Wayne Anderson Putman

Published 10:57 am Monday, May 1, 2017

Wayne Anderson Putman, 71, of Oxford, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford.

Mr. Putman was born on Aug. 2, 1945, in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Annabell Taylor Putman and W.A. Putman. A retired painter, he was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He served in the Mississippi Army National Guard and was a Mason. A devout Christian and family man, he was a friend to everyone who knew him and he loved spending time with his family.

He leaves behind his loving family, including his wife of 51 years, Fay Putman; his daughter, Dawn Cook (Chuck), both of Oxford; his son, Steve Putman of Weatherford, Texas; his sister, Margaret Mason (Ralph) of Batesville; his brothers, Greg Putman (Carol), J.J. Putman (Patricia), both of Batesville; and Dub Putman of Pope; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Rilla Aldy and Billie Holloway; and one brother, Johnny Putman.

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Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Bro. Tim McMillan and Bro. Charles Locke officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday, April 30, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. in Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shady Grove Cemetery Fund.

Dickins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.