George W. Sykes, Sr., 90, of Crystal Springs, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Visitation will be 12pm-2pm Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home. Services will be 2pm Thursday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Harmony Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Mr. Sykes was a native and lifelong resident of Copiah County except for the time he served in the US Army during WWII. He was a prisoner of war. Mr. Sykes was a retired mechanic.
Survivors include: sons, George W. Sykes, Jr. and Ronald Sykes both of Crystal Springs, brother, Estus Sykes, Jr. of St. Francisville, LA; 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.