Gregory Pierce Dyess

Gregory Pierce Dyess

54, Sumrall

Funeral services were held on Monday, April 17, 2017, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Bassfield for Mr. Gregory Pierce Dyess, 54, of Sumrall, who passed away on April 10, at his residence. Interment followed at St. James Cemetery. Father Tommy Conway, Father Peter and the Rev. Brian Stewart officiated at the services. Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 16, at the Fellowship Hall at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

Mr. Dyess was born Jan. 21, 1963, in Jefferson Davis County. He was the son of Mack Dyess and Marjorie Allen Dyess. He was a marketing associate for Sysco Food Company for 15 years, a member of St. Fabian Catholic Church in the Bellevue community and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid Saints fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David, and sister, Karen Sylvest.

Survivors include his wife, Renee Dyess of Sumrall; son, Brandon Dyess (Sarah) of Hattiesburg; daughters, Toni Reid (Ashley) of Sumrall, Tiffany Dyess and Brittany Anglin (Chase), all of Hattiesburg and Taylor Dyess of Sumrall; nine grandchildren; brothers, Randy Dyess of Columbia, Mike Dyess of Oak Vale and Terry Dyess of Columbia.

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Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss is in charge of all arrangements.