Obituary – Lebron James Moorhead

Published 8:36 am Monday, October 7, 2019

Lebron James Moorhead, 93, of  Paris, Miss., died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Yalobusha General Hospital in Water Valley. He was born Sept, 23, 1926, in Lafayette County to the late Lebron and Virgil (Hensley) Moorhead and retired from the parts division of Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. He was a deacon in Paris Baptist Church as well as a member of the United Auto Workers Union.

Visitation is planned for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Services will begin at 2 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Rick Glidewell and Bro. Stoney Moorhead officiating. Burial will be in Paris Cemetery with Jake Moorhead, Jeremy Moorhead, Wesley Moorhead, Andrew Moorhead, Will Moorhead, and Jacob Crawford serving as pallbearers.

James is survived by his wife of seventy years, Betty Jean Moorhead, of Paris; two sons, Jim Moorhead (Brenda), of Water Valley and Kim Moorhead (Janna), of Olive Branch, Miss.; one daughter-in-law, Lisa Moorhead, of Oxford; seven grandchildren, Jake Moorhead, Lauren Moorhead, Jeremy Moorhead, Wesley Moorhead, Andrew Moorhead, Madalyn Moorhead, and Will Moorhead; one brother, Billy Moorhead, of Water Valley. Along with his parents, James was preceded in death by two sons, Ronnie Moorhead and Scott Moorhead.

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