Herbert Leon Mires
Posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010 9:04 pm
Herbert Leon Mires, 83, of Martin, died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at his residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with burial in East Side Cemetery. Visitation will be at noon on Friday until two hours prior to services at the funeral home.
Jim Seppala, Jerry Mires, Joel Mires, Paul Mires, Bill Osteen and Howard “Happy” Garner will serve as pallbearers.
Mires was born May 30, 1926 in Terrell, son of the late Rufus Sr. and Pauline Barnes Mires. He was a World War II United State Army Veteran. He was a retired supervisor with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Lansing, Mich. and was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Cleek Mires of Martin; one son, Jerry L. Mires of Lansing; one daughter, Linda Lou Seppala of Covington, Mich.; one brother, Paul Mires of Meridian, Miss.; one sister, Lucille Mires Garner of Martin; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Rufus Mires Jr. and Roy Herbert Mires.