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Anthony Darnay Sykes

February 22, 1971 — December 16, 2023

West Point, MS

Anthony Darnay Sykes, 52,  beloved son, husband, brother, and friend, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at North MS Medical Center in West Point, MS. He was born on February 22, 1971, in West Point - Clay County - MS to Robert E. Sykes, Jr. (Father) and Ollie Manning (Mother).

Anthony was a remarkable individual who touched the lives of all who knew him. His kind heart, gentle spirit, and unwavering love and support for his family and friends will forever be remembered and cherished.

Throughout his life, Anthony exemplified strength and resilience. He faced both joys and challenges with grace and a positive outlook. Anthony was a dedicated husband to his loving wife, Thelma Baskin Sykes, who stood by his side through thick and thin. Their bond was unbreakable, a true testament to their love and commitment.

Anthony had a close-knit family that provided him with endless love and support. His brothers Robert Sykes and Cedric Sykes were not only siblings but also his closest confidants. They shared laughter, tears, and countless memories that will be treasured forever. Shelia Swift was Anthony's sister whose presence brought joy to his life.

In addition to being a pillar of support for his family, Anthony was a dear friend to many. The impact he had on those around him cannot be understated. His caring nature and willingness to lend a helping hand earned him the admiration of all who were fortunate enough to cross paths with him.

A visitation honoring the life of Anthony Darnay Sykes will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Belle Memorial Funeral Home located at 216 Hwy 25 South, PO Box 129 in Aberdeen - MS. This will provide an opportunity for family and friends to come together, share fond memories, and offer support during this difficult time.

A funeral service celebrating Anthony's life will take place on Saturday, December 23, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Bryan Union Hall located at 400 Louis O'Dneal Road in West Point - MS. This service will serve as a tribute to the incredible person Anthony was and the impact he had on the lives of all who knew him.

During this time of mourning, let us remember the joy and happiness that Anthony brought into our lives. He will forever be missed but never forgotten. His legacy of love, compassion, and kindness will live on through the memories we hold dear.

May we find solace in knowing that Anthony Darnay Sykes lived a life filled with love and made a difference in the lives of those around him. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, December 22, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Saturday, December 23, 2023

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