BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Former Prentiss County Sheriff Farrell Brumley has passed away.
On Wednesday, the Booneville Police Department issued a statement expressing the department's sympathy for his family.
According the post, Brumley served as sheriff from 1992 to 1996.
"He was an inspiration to many officers who are still in service today," the police department stated.
Two of his grandchildren are officers in Prentiss County. One is with the sheriff's department, the other with Booneville police.