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Ester John "Sonny" Breland
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1945
Death: Aug. 9, 2012
Mississippi, USA

Ester John (Sonny) Breland, Jr., 67, passed away on August 9, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.

Mr. Breland was retired director of maintenance and housekeeping for Starkville Manor and was in sales for Gary's Pawn and Gun. He was an adjunct professor at East Mississippi Community College. He also had worked as a potter and in construction for many years. Mr. Breland enjoyed photography, gun and knife collecting and reading. He was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ester John Breland, Sr. and Opal Wall Breland; and a sister, Bette McClendon.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Baswell Breland of Starkville, MS; daughters, Emily Breland Ford (Guy) of Sturgis, MS, Kaye Morgan Runnels (Larry) of Collierville, TN and Janet Morgan Hurst (Nathan) of Trinity, FL; sons, Andy Morgan (Lindsey) of Starkville, MS and Barry Morgan (Leigh Ann) of Sturgis, MS; sisters, Estelle McClendon of Leaf, MS and Normaceil Schneider of Citronelle, AL; brother, Bud Breland of Sonora, CA; and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation for Mr. Breland is scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS and Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville. The funeral service is scheduled August 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Meadowview Baptist Church. Rev. Jason Middleton and Jason Green will conduct the service. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Sturgis.

Memorial donations may be made to Meadowview Baptist Church, 300 Linden Circle, Starkville, MS 39759 or to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 or to a charity of choice.

Memorial compliments of Welch Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  Ester John Breland (1908 - 1984)
  Opal Wall Breland (1910 - 1995)
  Barbara Estelle Breland McLendon (1928 - 2015)*
  Ester John Breland (1945 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Oktibbeha County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Linda
Record added: Aug 10, 2012
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Ester John Sonny Breland
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