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Preston Nick

January 14, 1962 — September 29, 2023

Forest, MS

We at Ott and Lee are heartbroken for the loss of our dear coworker.

Preston Lee Nick was born January 14, 1962, to Percy Burks and Leona Nick in Scott County, MS.  He passed away September 29, 2023, in Forest, MS where he resided until his death.

Preston attended school at Sebastopol Attendance Center in Sebastopol, MS and Scott Central Attendance Center. At an early age he attended Union Grove United Methodist Church in Forest, MS and on August 6, 2017, was baptized by Rev. Reggie Tatum.  He began working at the Ott & Lee Funeral Home in 2008 and remained there until his death.  He loved his family and his entire Ott & Lee family and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father, Percy Burks; his mother, Leona Nick; five brothers and two sisters. 

Preston leaves to cherish his memory, four sisters, Ruby (James) Burks of Union, MS; Bobbie Townsend of Decatur, MS; Macy (James) Loper of Lake, MS; and Daisy Patrick of Forest, MS; four brothers, Ray Charles Nick of Union, MS; Levester Burks, Tim Burks and Wiley Burks of Forest, MS; two special aunts, Katie Lee Burks an Mattie Futch of Forest, MS; two uncles, Darnell Nick of Forest, MS and Albert Nick of Hisperia, CA; a very special friend, Tameka Harper of Jackson, MS; three grandchildren; friend, Billy Patrick of Forest, MS.  He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Visitation

Monday, October 2, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ott & Lee Funeral Homes - Forest

295 E 1st St, Forest, MS 39074

Visitation: 12pm till 1:00pm Monday, October 2, 2023
Ott & Lee Funeral Home Forest, MS
SERVICE: 1pm Monday. October 2, 2023
Ott & Lee Funeral Home Forest, MS
INTERMENT: Union Grove Methodist Cemetery

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 2, 2023

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

Ott & Lee Funeral Homes - Forest

295 E 1st St, Forest, MS 39074

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