Obituary – James Renford Heartsill

Published 11:34 am Monday, February 26, 2024

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James Renford Heartsill, of Fort Deposit, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the age of 75.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at Fort Deposit Methodist Church with Brother Bruce Coker officiating and Dunklin Funeral Home directing.  Burial will follow the service in Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday evening, Feb. 28 beginning at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the chapel of Dunklin Funeral Home.

Ren was preceded in death by his parents, Zollie and Kathleen Heartsill; sister, Wanda McCarty; brothers, Charles Moses Heartsill and Timothy Michael Heartsill.

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He is survived by his loving wife, Leta Payne “Pete” Heartsill; brother, Darrell (Cathy) Heartsill; nieces, Emily Heartsill (Allen) Mendenhall, Jenna Heartsill (Justin) Jones; nephews, Matthew Heartsill; and numerous other extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Butler County Humane Society, P. O. Box 264, Greenville 36037.

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