Aug. 18, 1937 – Jan. 5, 2021

Services for Corban Earl Price, 83 of Brookhaven and formerly of Natchez, were held at 1 p.m., Friday Jan. 8, 2021, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Shannon Pennington and Pastor James Johnson officiating.

Burial followed at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until service time on Friday, Jan. 8 at Laird Funeral Home.

Mr. Price was born Aug. 18, 1937, in New Orleans, La., and passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Hammond, La.

He was the son of Benjamin Earl Price and Howelline Godbold Price.

He was a 31 ½ year veteran of the Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. He worked for Armstrong Tire and Rubber Co., for 20 years, and was the owner-agent of American Insurance of Brookhaven for the past 15 years.

He loved people, and to talk and be a friend to many.

He was a great husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Mr. Price is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Douglas “Red” Price.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Shirley Pennington Price; son, Randall Corban “Randy” Price and wife Delane; daughter Sheila Kenney and husband Troy; three grandsons, Randall Allen Price, Ryan Davis Price and Colton Glenn Kenney; one granddaughter, Darby Cheyan Kenney; three great-granddaughters, Piper, Penelope and Paxlea Kenney; and special friend, Glenda May.

Pallbearers were David Bailey, Colton Kenney, Randy Price, Randall Allen Price, Frank Pennington Jr., David Brown and Anthony Pennington.

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Laird Funeral Home of Natchez was in charge of arrangements.

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