Kenneth Tyus, 59, of Mayflower departed this life Sept. 17, 2010.  

He was born to the late Jethro Tyus Sr. and Permilla Hendrix Tyus in Centerpoint.  

He was also preceded in death by his son, Jacob Hightower Tyus and a sister, Shirley Darnell Tyus.  

He is survived by his daughter, Kendra Tyus of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren; two brothers, Dewayne Tyus of Conway and Jethro Tyus, Jr. of Flint, Mich.; three sisters, Ethel Payne, Eartha Macon and Betty Tyus of Conway.  

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at House of Refuge Deliverance, 748 Highway 365 South in Mayflower.  

Family visitation will be 7-8 p.m. Friday.  

Arrangements entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, Conway www.larrygacklinfuneralhomes.com