Mr. Howard Southerland, 86, of Pulaski died April 13, 2020.

Mr. Southerland was born Jan. 27, 1934, in Pulaski. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years. He enjoyed listening to the police scanner, collecting hammers, loved watching the Los Angeles Dodgers and enjoyed spending time with his great-granddaughters. He loved his family. He is preceded in death by parents, John Henry and Hattie Bell Southerland; sister Frances Griffin; and daughter-in-law Elizabeth Sue Southerland.

Graveside services were April 15 at Maplewood Cemetery.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of  arrangements

Survivors include wife of 64 years Betty Jean Watson; son Randy Southerland of Pulaski;  grandsons, Ryan Southerland and wife Crystal, Reid Southerland and wife Nicole, all of Pulaski; great-grandchildren, Laynee, Ellyson, Emmy Kate, Callyn; and sisters, Christine Hastings of Pulaski, Shirl Lemmon of Priceville, Ala.; and sister-in-Law Sarah Watson of Charleston, S.C.

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