Edward DeGraffenreid, 57, of Vass, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at his residence.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Zion Church in Carthage. There will be a viewing on Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Survivors include wife, Delores DeGraffenreid; stepchildren, James Bandy, John Bandy and Sandra Elliott; two sisters, Loretta Bell (Aaron) and Katrina Reed (Johnny); 14 grandchildren; and one aunt, Elsie Monroe.
Pugh and Smith Funeral Home of Carthage is serving the family.