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William E. "Bill" Avent

January 26, 1953 — March 21, 2022

William E. "Bill" Avent, age 69, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022 at his home in Hazlehurst, MS.

A graveside service for Bill will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Magnolia Cemetery in Batesville, MS with Rev. Rick Munn officiating. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at Magnolia Cemetery. 

Bill was born on January 26, 1953 to the late E.H. and Amaryllis Fair Avent in Batesville, MS. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and farmer. Some of his favorite hobbies included hunting, fishing, and gardening. 

The family he leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Reda Avent of Hazlehurst, MS; one daughter, Rebecca Brand (Mike) of St. Louis, MO; two sons, Kelly Wyles of Hattisburg, MS, and Jason Wyles of Bedford, TX; and 4 grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by one brother, Vaughn Keith Avent.

The family of Mr. Bill would like to personally thank Hospice Ministries in Brookhaven, MS, his nurses Pat Banks and Angela Edwards, and his night nurse, Carolina Richardson for taking such gentle and kind care for Bill. 

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you make a memorial contribution in Bill's name to the charity of your choice. 

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, March 24, 2022

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Cemetery

U.S. 51, Batesville, MS

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Cemetery

U.S. 51, Batesville, MS

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