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O.f. "Biff" Humphrey

May 25, 2001

Services were Saturday in Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg, Miss., for O.F. "Biff" Humphrey, 75, of Hattiesburg, who died May 15 in Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg.

Burial was in Dixie Cemetery near Hattiesburg.

Mr. Humphrey was born in Oklahoma. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He lived in Imperial before relocating to Hattiesburg in 1983, where he retired after 25 years as a driver for the Greyhound Bus Co.

Mr. Humphrey was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Cooties and the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Knight Humphrey.

Survivors include his son, William F. Humphrey of Long Beach; stepdaughters, Erlene Delong of Imperial and Donna Bliven of Tujunga; stepson, Fred Head of Tucson; sisters, Ruby Barnes of Long Beach and Mae Meyers of Seal Beach; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Jewell Edna Cheatham, 86, of Brawley, who died Monday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.


Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley. The Rev. Dan Jarrell of Western Avenue Baptist Church in Brawley will officiate.

Mrs. Cheatham was born May 24, 1914, in Byres, Okla. She married Clarence Cheatham in Lordsburg, N.M., on Feb. 28, 1941.

Mrs. Cheatham moved from the Phoenix area to the Imperial Valley in 1955. She worked for Northcutt Laundry in Brawley for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Cheatham, on Nov. 27, 1985.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Linda Cheatham of El Centro; daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Gene Foster and Clara and Wayne Williams, all of Brawley, and Georgia and Doyle Nordman of San Diego; sisters, Flora Williams and Katie Holloway, both of New Mexico; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

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