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Junior Muir

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Junior Muir, 73, of Newport, died Dec. 3, 2002, in Newport.

Born Feb. 19, 1929, in Tuckerman, he was the son of Guy and Nettie Talley Muir.

He was a truck driver employed by Wal-Mart until his retirement and was of the Church of God belief.

Survivors include two sons -- Ricky Muir of Jonesboro, and Danny Muir of Hardy; a daughter, Brenda Delk of Jonesboro; a half-brother, John Muir of Weldon; seven grandchildren, David McCollum, Daniel Muir, Crystal Delk, Robin Muir, Amanda Muir, Kimberly Muir and Danny Muir; and a great-grandchild, Danielle McCollum.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Ronnie Guy Muir; a grandson, Chad Muir; a brother, J.W. Muir; and his stepmother, Eva Abner Muir.

The funeral was Dec. 5 at Jackson's Newport Funeral Home Chapel with Edwin Brewer officiating. Interment followed in Sandhill Cemetery in the Auvergene community at Newport.

Pallbearers were David McCollum, Daniel Muir, Michael Quinn, Dwayne Quinn, John Gillian,and Doyle Fowler.

Arrangements were under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.