In memory of
Eddie Alfred "Boppa" Barkum Jr.
Eddie Alfred "Boppa" Barkum Jr., age 80, was born to the late Hazel Huff Barkum Taylor and Eddie Alfred Barkum, Sr., in Gulfport, Mississippi. He entered into rest on Thursday, August 1, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father Eddie A. Barkum, mother Hazel (Nathaniel) Barkum Taylor, sister Joann, brother Theoplies, and nephew Michael Ray Barkum. He leaves to cherish his memories, wife Melanie Adams Barkum, her daughter Nicole Hawkins and son Aaron; three daughters: Glenda (Jessie) Fairly, Joyce Gillman and Francine Bledsoe; sisters-in-law Mary Jane Barkum, Patricia Adams, and Roselyn Wright; brothers-in-law Peter and Tyrone Wright. Stepsister Julia LaVerne (Leon) Jamison; his grandchildren, great-grand children, nieces, nephew, cousins, other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1:30pm at Majestic Mortuary 1833 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Rev. Nathaniel Taylor Barkum officiating. Professional Arrangements entrusted to Majestic Mortuary (504)523-5872.
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