Billy Earl Middleton, 53, of Hazlehurst, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 as a result of an automobile accident on Highway 51 near Martinsville.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Hazlehurst. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday from First Baptist Church with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Mr. Middleton was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County. He was a driver for Wal-Mart for over 20 years and he was an auto mechanic. Mr. Middleton was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Survivors include: son, William Marcus Middleton of Hazlehurst; daughter, Honor Middleton of Hazlehurst; step-mother, Elizabeth Middleton of Hazlehurst; brothers, Danny Wayne Middleton of Hazlehurst, Carroll Dean Middleton of Duncan, Dennis Middleton of Hazlehurst, Dale Heard of Biloxi, and Fred Heard of Vicksburg.