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John Stephen Rhyne, 71, of Durant, MS died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington.  Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Durant.
Mr. Rhyne was a salesman for Colonial Bread and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife Janie Rhyne; son Stephen C. Rhyne of Florence; daughters, Wendy Gilmore of Lexington and Shelly Rhyne of Durant; step-son Jimmy Mims of French Camp; step-daughters, Jackie Pullen, Janet Youngblood and Jennifer Pullen all of French Camp; sister Lena Johnson of Worthington, IN; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Mr. Rhyne was preceded in death by his parents, Myrtle Selina Carr Rhyne and Virgil Horton Rhyne.

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