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James Douglas Lipsey, Sr.

June 2, 1952 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 67)

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James was born June 2, 1952 to Lazo and  Oberia Hatchett Lipsey in Pontotoc County, MS. James was the fifth child born of nine to this union.

On Sunday, September 15, 2019, after a lengthy illness, James peacefully departed this earth to be with the Lord.

James accepted Christ at a young age and joined Usher Valley United Methodist Church where he was a member.

James served his country with honor as a U.U. Marine.

James enjoyed being around his family and spending time with his family and friends.

James leaves to cherish his memory two biological children Mesela (Pam) and James Jr. (Maikaia); one adopted son Matthew (Betty), his mother Oberia Hatchett Lipsey, three sisters; J. Elaine Hall, Verneda Terrell and Gloria Mitchell; two brothers; Larry and Marcus.

James was preceded in death by his father Lazo Lipsey and three brothers; J.D., C.B., and John Willis.  

 Service Information

September 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home
248 Highway 15 South
Pontotoc, MS 38863

Funeral Service
September 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Usher Valley U.M. Church
754 Moorman Rd.
Algoma, MS 38863

Military Honors
September 20, 2019

1:30 PM
East County Line Cemetery
County Road 308
Houlka, MS 38850

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