Memorial service for Mr. Mandel Duke Crittendon was held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at 2 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel with the Rev. John Stephens officiating.

Mr. Crittendon, 54, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at University Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Clinton, Ky. but has lived in the Pearl River Community for the past six years. He was an industrial plumber and a Baptist.

Mr. Crittendon was preceded in death by his parents, Milton Crittendon and Joann Coleman Crittendon; daughter, Rebekah Crittendon; and brother, Randell Crittendon.

Survivors include companion, Mary Jim of Choctaw; daughter, Dianna Haggard of Dundalk, Md.; brother, Mike Leyva of San Jose, Calif.; one grandchild; four step-grandchildren.