Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Boyle. Burial will follow in the Delta Heights Memorial Gardens. Reverend Clarence Edwards will officiate the service.
He was born on November 9, 1955, to Van and Gladys (Compton) Therrell in Cleveland. He moved to Greenville in 1976 to manage the Sonic Restaurant and he met and married Susan Orr. In 1977 they moved back to Cleveland and Eddie worked for Nehi Bottling for several years and Cecil's Package Store for 11years. He was most recently employed by Terminix, where he had been a faithful employee for the past 17 years.
Eddie was a member of the First Baptist Church Boyle and had served on numerous church committees. He was a family man, enjoying spending time with his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two nieces, Lori McDonald and LaDonna McCammon.
He is survived by daughters, Christy Therrell Clark of Coldwater and Rachel Therrell Parish of Boyle; sisters, Martha Holland of Cleveland and Linda Brown of Cleveland; brother, James Therrell of Cleveland; former spouse, Susan Orr Therrell of Boyle; grandchildren; Matthew Bernard, Emilee Clark, Haylee Clark and Alexis Parish; and two nieces.
Pallbearers are James Therrell, Marvin Brown, Russell Steadman, Beau Parish, Gary Bernard and Chuck Miller. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of First Baptist Church Boyle.
Memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or First Baptist Church Boyle P O Box 218 Boyle, MS 38730.
Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.