David East, Braxton, MS

David East, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at his residence.   He was born on August 8, 1924 to the parents of Mary Bell (Parrett) and Auther Lee East. He was the eldest member of the Jupiter Community. 

Survivors include his wife, Diane (Arnold) East; two sons, David Wayne East (Christal) and William Bell East (Shana); one daughter, Diane Denita Mathis (James); two brothers, Auther Lee East and Loyd Wesley East (Jean); two grandchildren, William Walter East and David Wayne Mathis; one great-grandchild, Jonathan Zayne Miller. David is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Cynthia Martin and Mary Louise Roberts. 

Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall was entrusted with arrangements. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 12 from 5-8 pm at Jupiter Baptist Church in Braxton. Services are scheduled for Friday, June 13 at 2:00 pm at Jupiter Baptist Church, Braxton,  with interment following in the church cemetery. Online condolences and memories shared at www.tutorfuneralhome.com