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Sylvester Pride

Wednesday, July 5, 2006

HAYTI - Sylvester N. Pride, 78, died June 30, 2006, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital.

Born April 26, 1928, in Sludge, Miss., he was the son of the late Lewis and Ida Jones Pride.

He was married to Norma Jean Minner, who preceded him in death on Aug. 10, 2005.

Four brothers, one sister and two grandchildren also preceded him in death.

Survivors include: one son, Edwin Minner of New Madrid; five daughters, Rachel Dotson of Dallas, Sylvia Hampton of Chicago and Lisa Grant, Sabrina Minner and Darlene Taylor of New Madrid; and 10 grandchildren.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. The Revs. Cleveland Brown and Lawrence Williams will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at New Madrid.