Monday, May 12, 2014

James Sykes, Falba Campbell, Iris Covington

James Slater Sykes was the son of Thomas Richard Sykes and Verda Mae Edwards. He was born on 15 April 1892 in Silas, Alabama and died on 18 December 1964 in Quitman, Mississippi. He is buried in Cooper's Chapel Cemetery in Clarke County, Mississippi. He married Falba Ellen Campbell on 9 December 1914 in Clarke County, Mississippi. He later married Iris Bertha Covington on 19 April 1916 in Clarke County, Mississippi.
James Slater Sykes's grave marker
Falba Ellen Campbell was the daughter of Evander J. Campbell and Sarah Ann. She was born on 26 January 1887 and died on 18 August 1960. She is buried in Quitman Cemetery in Clarke County, Mississippi.

Iris Bertha Covington was the daughter of Thomas J. Covington and Ida Lenora Harger. She was born on 15 December 1902 in Mississippi and died on 8 May 1980. She is buried in Cooper's Chapel Cemetery in Clarke County, Mississippi.
Iris Bertha Covington's grave marker
 They had the following children:

Bessie Mable Sykes was born on 23 April 1927 in Mississippi and died on 4 January 2000 in Pasadena, Texas. She married Harry James Logan and later Leroy Myers. She birthed five children: Nida, Iris, Connie, Michael, and Lilly.
Mable Sykes's grave marker
Helen Louise Sykes was born in 4 July 1929 in Mississippi and died on 12 July 2011 in Broadway, Virginia. She is buried in Quitman Cemetery in Clarke County, Mississippi. She married Jo Evans and later a Walker. She birthed three children: Jo, Helen, and Carolyn.
Helen Louise Sykes's grave marker
Thomas R. Sykes was born in 1933 in Mississippi. He married Nellie Ryals. He fathered three children: Robin, Donald, and Iris.

Lorena Sykes was born ???. She married a Brown.

Bill Sykes was born ???.

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