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David Arant

September 18, 1956 — August 18, 2023

David Arant

 

David Arant, Sr., 66, of Ruleville, Mississippi, went to be with his Savior on August 18, 2023. A visitation will be held Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, Mississippi, from 10-11 a.m. with a service following at 11:00 a.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church. The graveside will be held at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, Mississippi, following the funeral service.

David was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, on September 18, 1956, to Hugh Miller Arant, Sr., and Kathryn Carver Arant. He graduated from Indianola Academy and continued his education at Mississippi State University where he was on the football team and received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics.

After college he married his beloved wife, Ann Elizabeth, and settled in Ruleville, Mississippi, where he farmed with his family and raised his three children. David was a member and elder of Covenant Presbyterian Church where he loved and served his church family for over forty years.

David found great joy in spending time with his family and leaves behind a legacy that will forever influence his children and grandchildren.

David is preceded in passing by his father, Hugh Miller Arant, Sr.

David is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Ann Elizabeth Baird Arant; his mother, Kathryn Carver Arant; and three children, David Carver (Rebekkah) Arant, Jr., of Ruleville, Mississippi, Mary Hunter (Jeremy) Sharp of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Allen (Lindsay) Arant of Eads, Tennessee. He is also survived and lovingly remembered by his grandchildren: Carver, Walker, and Hunter Arant; Sawyer, Hayden, Barrett, Annelise, and Alice Sharp; and Jane Allen, Bennett, Baird, and Georgia Arant. He also leaves behind his brother, Hugh (Lucy) Arant, Jr., his sister, Allyson (John) Land, his brother-in-law, Bill (Cindy) Baird, and his sister-in-law, Celeste (Mark) Manning, along with many nephews and nieces.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, Mississippi.

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Covenant Presbyterian Church

110 Bishop Rd, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Covenant Presbyterian Church

110 Bishop Rd, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

12:15 - 12:45 pm (Central time)

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