John K. Nabors
February 9, 2009
John K. “Jelly Belly” Nabors, age 62, died February 7, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus. Services were held at Covenant Life Ministries on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM with Bro. Jerry Potter officiating. Burial followed at Rowan Cemetery. Visitation was held at Memorial Funeral Home on Sunday, February 8, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Mr. Nabors was born on August 10, 1946 in Houston, MS to the late William S. and Velma Yeager Nabors. He was a retired truck driver. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sisters, Sue Burns, Willie Weems, Bessie Swindle, and Jimmie Cook, and his brothers, Jack Nabors, Charles Nabors, Claude Nabors, James Doss, Bill Nabors, and Fred A. Nabors. Survivors include his wife of 40 years – Brenda Bobbitt Nabors of Columbus, the daughter of the late Leon and Mae Bobbitt; daughter – Lisa Nabors of Columbus, MS; sons – Darrell Nabors (Candi) of and Rod McFarland, Jr. both of Columbus, MS; sisters – Sadie Anderson of Columbus, MS, Cora Mae Criddle of Houston, MS, and Jimmie Lee Williams of Houston, MS; brothers – J.D. Nabors and Henry Nabors both of Houston, MS; grandsons – Cody Nabors, Austin Nabors, Jamie Cheney and Thomas Moore; granddaughters – Lara McFarland, Brittany Cheney, and Tracy Moore; great-granddaughters – Mariah McFarland, and Addison Ball. The pallbearers were Steve Little, Brian Custary, Shan Higdon, Michael Muro, Matt Patrick, Chris Tedford, Bobby Burns, Perry Burns and Steven Tedford. The honorary pallbearers were Toby Atkins, Terry Atkins, Shay Higdon, Rocky Muro, George Beard, and Bobby Beard.