Funeral services for Paul Bunyon Schmitz, 90, of Grenada, are at 2:00 pm Friday, March 6, 2015 at National Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Grenada Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at National Funeral Home.
Mr. Paul died Sunday, March 1, 2105 at the Grenada Living Center.
He was born on January 7, 1925 and was the son of the late Tillman Schmitz and Annie Neal Schmitz of Yalobusha county. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Francis Schmitz.
Mr. Paul was employed by Sealtest Ice Cream as a salesman and deliverer. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Mr. Paul is survived by his wife of 69 years; Dorothy Joblin Schmitz of Grenada, three daughters: Carolyn Prather (John) of Ozark, MO, Jayne Doolittle (Barry) of Grenada and Abigail Davis (Danny) of Gore Springs, MS. Two son; Mike Schmitz (Ange) of Prattville, AL and Ronnie Schmitz (Katherine) of Grenada. Eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Two sisters; Sarah Jefferies Big Creek, Ms and Lurlene Holder of Vardaman, MS.
National Funeral Home is in charge.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at National Funeral Home.
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