Service: 1pm Saturday August 23, 2014 at Clear Creek M.B. Church Oxford, MS
Visitation: 12pm until 6pm Friday August 22, 2014 at Serenity Martin Chapel
Background: Mr. A.J. Hairston, son of the late Leo and Emma Hairston was born November 30, 1932 in Yalobusha County, Mississippi. He professed hope in Christ at an early age and joined Springhill North M.B. Church, in Water Valley, Mississippi were he served as a deacon until his health started to fade and then he moved his membership closer to home to Clear Creek M.B. Church where he was Deacon Emeritus until his health declined.
He united in holy matrimony to Mary Alice White on November 17, 1956 and to this union two children were born.
His favorite hobby was being outside, glorifying in God's nature. On Wednesday morning, August 13, 2014 the angel of death came and sealed the lips of Bro. A.J. Hairston.
He leaves to cherish his memories: one on, Jerry (Ginia) Hairston of Hernando, MS and one daughter, Barbara Hairston Thompson of Oxford, MS, two sisters, Ora Bell Hamilton of Chicago, Il and Prenie Sisk (Richard) of Milwaukee, Wi; four brothers, John (Earline) Hairston of Water Valley, MS; Cornelius (Mary Lynn) Hairston of Oxford, MS,; Willie (Earline Mae) Hairston of Memphis, Tn. Ules (Leoa) Hairston, of Flint Michigan. Four Grand-Children; Kristin Thompson, Chastin Thompson, Ashley Hairston and Sean Hairston. Three Great-Grand Children, Maddyson, Tristin and Jeremiah Thompson. Adopted daughter, Leteria McDonald better known as "Matera" by Mr. Hairston.