DeFUNIAK SPRINGS – Mr. J. Laird, 91, of 502 23rd St., died Thursday in a local hospital.
Mr. Laird was a native of Holmes County and a member of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Eula D. Scott of Ponce de Leon, Wayra Peterson of Port St. Joe and Juanita Casady of DeFuniak Springs; a son, Dwayne Laird of DeFuniak Springs; two sisters, Molly Peterson of Perry and Rvra Calhoun of Tampa; a brother, Conrad Laird of Greenville, Fla.; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday In the Comander Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Robert Jaye, the Rev. Carl Young and the Rev. Jimmy Jones officiating.
Burial will be in the Sandy Creek Cemetery with Comander Funeral Home directing.
[Source: The Pensacola Journal, 6 March 1976, Page 3]
[Burial: Sandy Creek Cemetery, Ponce de Leon]