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Interment following funeral service

Linn Baptist Church
Wednesday February 6th, 2019

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Beulah Cemetery
Saturday February 9th, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Saturday February 9th, 2019

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Delbert Avritt

 Delbert Dewayne Avritt, age 66, of Covington, TN departed this life on Monday, February 04, 2019  in Covington, TN.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS.  Celebration of Life Service follow at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at the Beulah Cemetery in Beulah, MS. Reverend Bob Hill will officiate the service.

Delbert was born on October 15, 1952 to Obie Dell and Gladys (Brewer) Avritt in Cleveland, MS. He graduated Cleveland High School 1971. Delbert had a life- long career with Kroger Grocery Store and served the company for more that 40 years as store manager for several different locations. 

Delbert was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed his camping trips and trail riding trips out in Colorado. He loved to cook, smoke meat and make gumbo for his friends and family. Delbert was of the Baptist faith, although he moved frequently with Kroger, he was active in his local churches.

 Delbert is survived by 2 sons, Jason (Susan) Avritt of Black Mountain, NC and Alston (Whitney) Avritt of Dallas TX, 2 Step-sons, Brandon (Amy) Manley of Madison, MS and Marlon (Stacy) Manley of Ripley, TN. 1 step daughter Jerrie Manley of McComb, MS. 2 brothers, William (Patty) Avritt of Cleveland, MS and Larry Avritt of Madison, MS.

He also leaves 10 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
Pallbearers are Hank Simmons, Bill Quinton, Jimmy Alford, Glen Hill, Glen Wong and Jacob Courson.

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38501 or charity of donor’s choice.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net


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Francheska Smith Feb 20 2019 12:00 AM

may you rest in peace.

Ellen & Ronnie Waggoner Feb 10 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! We'll always treasure the memories we had with Delbert! Those were the good ole days.

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Expression of Sympathy Feb 8 2019 12:00 AM

He will definitely be missed. I am grateful that I was able to care for him and will definitely miss all of his stories he shared.

Kelly Conrad Feb 7 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers for the family for comfort.

Denise and Loyd Ashley Feb 6 2019 12:00 AM

May he rest in peace.

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