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J.C. Jackson
    J.C. Jackson, 81, died Monday Aug. 9, 1999, at Graceland Nursing Home in Pontotoc, He was a retired farmer and surveyor and a Pentecostal.
    Services were Wednesday, Aug. 11, 1999, at Waters Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Boyce Holcomb and Bro. O.D. Hester officiating. Burial was in Mayfield Cemetery.
    Survivors included his wife, Mamie Jackson, of Saltillo, one daughter, Betty Anderson of House Springs, MO.; three sons, Jeff Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, and Homer Jackson, all of Saltillo; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Jackson, and two grandsons, Michael Jackson and Allen King.
    His grandsons served as pallbearers.

Harry E. Jackson
    Harry E. Jackson, 62 died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, at his home in Eupora. He was born Feb., 21, 1937, in Panama City, Fla. He as the co-owner and manager of WLZA Radio in Starkville. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of the First Methodist Church of Eupora.
    Services were held Saturday, May 8, at the First Baptist Church of Eupora with the Rev. Ben Yarber and the Rev. W.S. Stewart officiating. Burial wa in the Eupora City Cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include two daughters, Karen McGregor of Pontotoc and Kathy Rico of Eupora; two sisters, Pamela Johnson of Callahan, Fla., and Lynn Sweatt of Jensen Beach, Fla.; three grandchildren.

Buck Jaggers
    Earnest "Buck" Jaggers Jr., 64, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1999, at his home in the Furrs community. He was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Pontotoc County to Ernest Jaggers Sr. and Sallie Mask Jaggers. He lived in Furrs most of his life. He retired after more than 33 years with the Futorian/Mohasco Company, where he was supervisor. He was a member of Black Zion Baptist Church. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman.
    Services were Friday, Aug. 27, at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Verona with the Rev. Walter Simmons and Bro. Greg Herdon officiating. Burial was in Lee Memorial Park.
    Survivors include his wife, Nell Jaggers of Furrs; two sons, Craig Jaggers and his wife, Jean, of Cleveland, Tenn., and Ken Jaggers and his wife Donna, of Furrs; one brother, Herman Jaggers, and his wife, Betty, of Pontotoc; four sisters, Modean Ball and her husband, John, of Memphis, Lucian Davis and her husband, Charles, of Furrs, Katie Stegall and her husband, Floyd, of Woodland, and Reba Sutter and her husband, John, of Furrs; five grandchildren, Derek, Sheena, Amber, Kenneth, and Kaylam; niece, nephews, and cousins.
    Pallbearers were Bruce, Marvin, Steve, Duane, and Franklin Jagger, James Helms and Billy Neil Simmons.
    Honorary Pallbearers were James "Bud" Clements and Jerry Moore.

Gene Jaggers
    Melva Eugene "Gene" Jaggers, 70, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999. He was born Nov. 10, 1928 in Pontotoc.
    Service were Sunday, Oct. 10, at Cole Funeral Home Chapel in Cave Spring with the Rev. Tal Roberts officiating. Burial was in Cave Spring Cemetery.
    Survivors include his wife, Virginia Jaggers of Cave Spring, Ga.; his mother, Ione Jaggers of Tupelo; two sons, Jerome Jaggers of Town Creek, Ala., and Phil Jaggers of Cave Spring, Ga.; one brother, Duane Jaggers of Tupelo; two grandchildren, Gil and Jordan Jaggers of Town Creek of Town Creek, Ala.

Charlie H. Johnson
            Charlie H. Johnson, 58 Died Thursday, July 8, 1999, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a native of Pontotoc County. He wa a member of Bethel M.B. Church and a former employee of Cooper Tire.
            Services were Saturday, July 10, at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Troy with the Rev. William Kelly officiating. Burial was in Bethel M.B. Church Cemetery in Pontotoc. Hodges Funeral Home of Pontotoc was in charge of arrangements.
            Survivors include his wife, Mamie Johnson of Shannon; three sons, Rickey Johnson and Harvey Johnson, both of Pontotoc, and Phillip Johnson of Shannon; two sisters, Viola Cooperwood and Loustine Hodges, both of Pontotoc; three brothers, Alford Johnson of Pontotoc, B. J. Johnson of Hanies City, Fla., and Roosvelt Johnson of Tupelo.

George Johnson
    George Johnson, 78, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, at Allen Brooks Health Care Center in Memphis. He was a farmer and a mechanic. He was a member of Zion Chapel M.B. Church.
    Services were on Monday, Aug. 9, at Zion Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. Caleb Williams officiating. Burial ws in Hillcrest Cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
    Survivors include seven daughters; Annie Ruth Howell, Mary Hurd, Mattie Buford, and Kathy Sue Johnson, all of New Albany, Georgie Jones of Racine, Wisc., and Betty Johnson of Jackson; one son, William "Bo" Johnson of Jackson; two sisters, Alice Lewis and Jessie Smith of Milwaukee; 11 grandchildren.

Robert C. Jones
    Robert C. Jones, 30, of Southaven, employee of ICI Acrylics in Memphis, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 1999, in Southaven.
    Services were Thursday, Sept. 2, at Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home of Hernando, with burial in Pontotoc Memorial Gardens.
    He was a Baptist and a graduate of Horn Lake High School.
    He leaves a son, Chase Jones of Southaven; his parents, Steve and Brenda Jones of Knoxville; a brother, Michael Jones of Walls, Miss.; and his grandparents, Ruby Jones of Coffeeville, Miss., Ora and Birdie Franks of Okolona.

Ruby Jones
    Ruby Rea Jones, 90, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 1999, at the Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born Aug. 8, 1909, in Union County to James Henry and Mary Rea. She was a homemaker and a member of the Guntown Assembly of God.
    Services were Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Guntown Assembly of God with Bro. Merle Floyd and Bro. Dewayne Ard officiating. Burial was in Jones Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home of Baldwyn wa in charge of arrangements.
    Survivors include three daughters, Earlene Duff, and her husband, Robert, of Huntingdon, Tenn., Shirley Blackard and her husband, Robert, of New Albany, and Norma Miller and her husband, Morris, of Tupelo; one son, Jimmy Jones, and his wife, Brenda, of Blue Springs; one son-in-law, Tommy Floyd of Guntown; one daughter-in-law, Marie Jones of Baldwyn, 19 grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Yvonne Floyd; a son, Billy Ray Jones; two grandchildren, Chris  Floyd and Glenn Jones.
    Her grandsons severed as pallbearers.


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