Jimmy Lee King, Jr., age 53, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2023, at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood, MS. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Sunday, March 19, 2023, from 1:00 PM until 1:50 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services will take place at 2:00 PM in our Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Carthage, MS. Bro. Joe Crane and Bro. J.T. Martin will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
Jimmy was born to Jimmy Lee King and Emma Jean Burnham King on March 19, 1969, in Morton, MS. He lived most of his life in Scott County, MS. Jimmy lived in Philadelphia, MS during his younger years. He was an avid MSU an 49ers fan. He enjoyed his favorite hangout, the Southside Store. Jimmy was an independent person who didn’t like to ask anyone for help but was willing to help anyone else that had a need. He liked to take part in other people’s happiness.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy Lee King and Emma Jean Burnham King; sister, Debbie K. Ainsworth; maternal grandparents, Bill and Emma L. Burnham and paternal grandparents, Wiley and Ava Mae King. He is survived by his sister, Carol Jean Byrd Brown; two step sisters Clarice Jean Havard and Candy Renee Hodge.
Pallbearers will be Benton Harris, Chris Stephens, Jason Greyson, Freddy Cromeans, Tim Rigby, Marty Adcox, Frankie Smith and Zachary Howell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Runnels, Jeff Pitts as well as other family and friends.
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