James “Jimmy” Wilson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 24, 2011

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for James “Jimmy” Wilson, 61, of Natchez, who died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Mississippi State Hospital in Jackson, will be at noon Friday at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Larry Hall of the Living Waters Prayer Group officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Mississippi Mortuary Services in Pearl.

Jimmy lived his entire life in Natchez where he earned his living as a house painter. He was a 1971 graduate of Natchez High School.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. and Nancy J. Wilson; one sister, Carolyn; grandparents, John and Margaree Mercier Wilson of Lincoln County and Earnest and Alice Hickingbottom of Natchez; stepmother, Fannie Wilson; and one nephew, Jerry Wayne Shell.

Survivors include two sisters, Kathy Smith of Vidalia and Nanette Campbell and husband, Dennis, of Shawnee, Okla.; two stepsisters, Jessie Harrell and husband, Jim, of Arlington, Texas and Josephine Shell of Natchez; and a number of nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends.