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1954 James 2022

James Vernon Lackey, Jr.

December 12, 1954 — September 17, 2022


Gathering of Friends and Family at 11am Friday, September 23, 2022, at Eastern Cemetery.

A graveside Memorial Service will be held at 11am Friday, September 23, 2022, at Eastern Cemetery in Forest, MS.

James Vernon Lackey, Jr. (Jim), 67, died Saturday, September
17, 2022 at home after a brief illness. Graveside services will be
held at Eastern Cemetery, Forest, Mississippi on Friday,
September 23 at 11:00am.

Jim was born December 12, 1954 to Jimmy and Josephine
Lackey of Forest, Mississippi. After attending Forest High
School and East Central Community College he was employed
by MEMA. He later joined Lackey Home Center. After
retirement, Jim pursued his hobby of photography at which he
was so talented. His affection for his dogs Sally and Rufus and
outdoor life was limitless.

Jim is survived by his father Jimmy Lackey (Carol) of
Shelbyville, TN; two sisters, Julie Lackey of Madison, MS and
Jenny Lackey Allen (Ted) of Brandon, MS; two nieces, Ann
Elizabeth Simons of Atlanta, GA and Julie Claire Cook of
Starkville, MS; three nephews, Lackey Simons, Judson Simons
and Cline Cook all of Nashville, TN; two aunts Gay Davidson
Barnett of Slidell, LA and Linda Lackey Lamar of Oxford, MS; and
his longtime special friend, Christi Faulkner of Forest, MS.

He was preceded in death by his mother Josephine Barnett
Lackey, his sister Joy Lynn Lackey and grandparents Irma and
Bryan Barnett and Vera and Vern Lackey.

Services are provided by OTT & LEE Funeral Home of Forest.  Phone: (601) 469-3412.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, September 23, 2022

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