Jim Hockett Sr.

Published 5:00 am Friday, April 16, 2004

Services for Jim Hockett Sr. of Roxie are 11 a.m., Saturday,April 17, at St. Peter Rock Baptist Church in Cranfield with burialin Zion Cemetery in Roxie.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 7 p.m., with family presentfrom 6-7 p.m., at Tyler Funeral Home.

Mr. Hockett, 81, died April 12, 2004, at Adams County NursingCenter in Natchez. He was born in Franklin County on Aug. 4, 1922,to Will Hockett and Hattie Bolden Hockett.

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He was a former construction worker. He was an Army veteran, andwas a member of St. Peter Rock Baptist Church in Cranfield.

Preceding him in death were his parents and seven brothers andsisters.

Survivors are his wife, Thelma Hammond Hockett of Roxie; hissons, Jim Hockett Jr. of Roxie, and Rickey Hockett of Brookhaven;seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of niecesand nephews.