|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1924|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 2006|
Prentiss Brooks Irving, 81, died April 18, 2006, at his home in Ackerman.
Mr. Irving was a graduate of Ackerman High School, Holmes Community College and Mississippi State University. He began his career as a teacher and a football coach. He coached at McAdams, Sturgis, Shelby and Magee before returning to his hometown to coach at Ackerman High School. After he finished coaching, Mr. Irving worked at the local U.S. post office until retirement.
He was a member of the Ackerman Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder. He served on the Choctaw County Board of Education and held a membership in the Rotary Club, Lions Club, VFW and American Legion. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II with two years of active duty in the South Pacific.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jimmy Payne Irving of Ackerman; three daughters, Jan Bruening and husband Gayle, of Madison, Cissy Voight and husband, Mike, of Nashville, Tenn., and Pam Marriam and husband, Robert, of Oxford; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Irving; and his sister, Margie Irving Al-Refai.
Services were April 22 at Ackerman Presbyterian Church with burial in Enon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to French Camp Academy or Palmer Home for Children in Columbus.
Coleman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Jimmie Payne Irving (1926 - 2013)*
Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 06, 2009
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