James Allen McCreery

November 21, 1933 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 86)


James Allen McCreery

Brandon, MS


James Allen McCreery, 86, passed away peacefully at his residence, with book in hand in his easy chair.  Service times will be updated as soon as they are finalized.


Mr. McCreery was born in Muncie, Indiana.  He was a member of Briarwood Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder of the church.  He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity, and a former member the North Jackson Rotary Club and Jackson Sales and Marketing Executives. 


Mr. McCreery retired in 1997 as President and COO of Klumb Company.  He was a past President of the National Bark Producers Association, member of Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World and Leading Executives.   


Survivors include his daughters, Lynn Shaw (Bobby) of Tuscaloosa, AL and Julie McCreery of Greensboro, NC; 3 grandchildren, Brad Shaw, Luke Shaw and Dustin Stephenson; and one great grandchild, Brooks Stephenson.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Margaret McCreery; his wife, Iona Carolyn McCreery; and his brother, Robert McCreery.


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