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Byron Kisner

1915 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Byron Kisner

Olive Branch, MS

Byron Kisner, 101, passed away February 27, 2017. Born April 7, 1915 in Lafayette County, MS. His education at Ole Miss was interrupted when he joined the army. During WWII he served as paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division, parachuting to the beach of Normandy on D-day. After WWII he continued his education at Ole Miss. He retired from the FDA as an inspector and had been retired for 41 years.

He is survived by his wife of 73 happy years, Carolyn Kisner, and many nieces and nephews and friends, especially those at New Beginnings Baptist Church, so thankful the Lord blessed him to live 101 years and 10 months.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 3 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Avenue. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to service time. Gifts in memory of Mr. Kisner may be offered to Memphis Union Mission or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 1, 2017
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