Odis Ingram

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 19, 2009

NATCHEZ — Services for Odis D. Ingram, 90, of Centreville, formerly of Natchez, who died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, in Centreville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Laird Funeral Home Union Street Chapel with the Rev. Dan Wynn officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Mr. Ingram was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Neshoba County, the son of Marcus D’Lafayette Ingram and Antonia Lizabeth Fox Ingram. He was a member of Natchez First Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Bennett Brothers Band in the 1940s, where he played steel guitar and was a vocalist, producing three records as well as performing live on WMIS radio station. He was employed as a barber.

Survivors include one daughter, Linda Ingram Shows of Vicksburg; one son, Alan Ingram of Natchez; one granddaughter, Michelle Thomason and husband, Will; and two great-granddaughters, Taylor Thomason and McKenzie Thomason, all of Vicksburg.

Pallbearers will be Fred Davis, Will Thomason, Joe Morris, A.J. Morris, Paul Nosser and Joe Nosser.

Online condolences may be sent to www.lairdfh.com.