Funeral services for William O. Birdsong of Florence, formerly of Winona, were at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, in the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in the Bethany Church of God Cemetery near Poplar Creek. Visitation was Saturday, June 14, from 8:00 a.m. until service time, at Oliver Funeral Home.
Mr. Birdsong, 58, died of heart failure at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson on Wednesday, June 11.
Mr. Birdsong was born in Marks on August 6, 1955, to Oscar Dee and Sybil Lee Smith Birdsong. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and attended the Church of God in Florence. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Day Birdsong of Florence; son, Gavin Clark Birdsong of Florence; sisters, Jimmie Faye Berry of Sweetwater, Texas, Shirley Leach of Carrollton, Janice Birdsong of Eupora, Gail Birdsong of Carrollton; brothers, Joel D. Birdsong of Brandon, Anthony Birdsong of McCarley, Ray Birdsong of Grenada; and a host of nieces and nephews.
An online guestbook is available at www.ofhwinona.com.