BROOKSVILLE — David L. Sykes, 65, died Jan. 31, 2019, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harrison Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Billy Goodwin officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 1-5 p.m. Friday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Sykes was born April 15, 1953, in Noxubee County, to the late William and Willie B. Sykes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son and two sisters. He is survived by his children, Lavonda Jones of Columbus and Craig Mickens of Savannah, Georgia; sisters, Annie L. Anthony of Crawford, Willie D. Wilcher of Chicago, Illinois and Helen Sharp of Brooksville; brothers, William Sykes Jr. and Henry Sykes of Chicago; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be his family and friends.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 8, 2019
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