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Former Lamar County sheriff dies at 77

Marvin Breazeale died Thursday at 77. Marvin Breazeale died Thursday at 77.
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

 Marvin Breazeale died Thursday at 77. 

He served three-and-a-half terms as sheriff at the Lamar County Sheriff's Department, between 1976 and 2003.

He was also a former U.S. marshal and a graduate of Southern Miss, where he played football for four years.

He was a member of both the Southern Miss Alumni and M-Club Hall of Fame.  

Visitation will be Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Purvis United Methodist Church. Services will follow at the church at 11 a.m. 

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