In memory of
Michael "Mike" Humphrey
Michael "Mike" Humphrey Sumrall Michael Humphrey was born October 10, 1957, in New Orleans LA. He was the son of the late Audrey and Elmo Humphrey. Mike passed away on October 8, 2016, at Wesley Merit Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Parker Humphrey and his daughters: Nikki Townsend (Hunter) of Columbia MS, and Parker Humphrey of Oak Grove. Mike's brothers are Craig Humphrey, Gary Humphrey, Elmo Humphrey, and Keith Humphrey, of New Orleans LA. Mike also has a sister, Patti Prevost, of Baton Rouge LA. As a law enforcement officer of 31 years, Mike began his service with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Department in New Orleans LA. Mike then came to Mississippi where he served with Metro Narcotics, Forrest County Sheriff's Office, and Hattiesburg Police Department where he achieved the rank of lieutenant. Mike also served with the Forrest General Hospital Public Safety Department. Mike had many interests, but his greatest loves were his family, his law enforcement family and the outdoors (especially Deer Hunting and fishing the bayous of Louisiana. At Mike's request there will be a Memorial Service on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 6 PM. Visitation with the family will begin at 5 PM at Jones & Sons Funeral Home on Highway 98 West, Hattiesburg MS. Mike's wish was to be taken to the bayous of Delacroix LA and a date for that memorial will be set at a later time. In lieu of flowers, Mike's family requests donations be made to the Deen and Tate Scholarship Fund to benefit children of First Responders. Deen and Tate Memorial Scholarship Endowment (Fund No. 2212). Checks should be payable to the USM Foundation with the Fund information in the memo section. All donations should be mailed to 118 College Dr. #5210, Hattiesburg MS 39406.
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