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James Zandel Boykin

July 1, 1962 — March 12, 2024

Philadelphia, MS

James Zandel Boykin – 61, a resident of Philadelphia, MS passed away on March 12, 2024 at his home. He was born July 1, 1962 in Scott County, Ms. A visitation will be held Wednesday at Ott and Lee of Forest from 4-7pm and Thursday from 12-1pm. Funeral services will begin at 1 with Pastor Chester Carlisle officiating. Graveside service will follow at Evans Tabernacle Cemetery in Union, MS. 

James was a mechanic by trade and loved being in the woods, hunting and fishing. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Boykin and Molly Morgan; brother, Randall Boykin; and sister, Tessie Ann Morgan. 

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Ray Boykin; daughter, Crystal Jean Boykin; two brothers, Jason and Jake Morgan; two grandchildren, Davin Boykin and Da’Shia Brown; and one great grandchild, Colton Eubanks.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ott & Lee Funeral Homes - Forest

295 E 1st St, Forest, MS 39074

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Visitation

Thursday, March 21, 2024

12:00pm - 10:45 am (Central time)

Ott & Lee Funeral Homes - Forest

295 E 1st St, Forest, MS 39074

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 21, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ott & Lee Funeral Homes - Forest

295 E 1st St, Forest, MS 39074

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 21, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Evans Tabernacle Cemetery

Evans Tabernacle Rd, Union, MS 39365

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