Jessie McCalup Sr.

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 29, 2005

Services for Jessie McCalup Sr. of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.Saturday at Alexander Junior High Auditorium with burial in RoseHill Cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon to 7 p.m. with a family hour from6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. McCalup, 75, died Sept. 22, 2005, at Mississippi BaptistMedical Center in Jackson. He was born on April 30, 1930, to thelate Edward McCalup and Gertrude Scott McCalup.

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He was a lift truck driver for Columbus Lumber Co. for 60years.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, LucilleMcCalup; his son, Jessie McCalup Jr.; a daughter; a host ofbrothers and sisters; a grandson; and a granddaughter.

Survivors are his sons, Charles McCalup of New Orleans and JohnMcCalup of Brookhaven; his daughters, Rose Mary Tolliver ofChicago, Ill., Patricia McCalup Demontagnac of Baltimore, DeborahFells, Gerry Miller, Michelle McCalup, Ruby McCalup, Joyce McCalup,all of Brookhaven, and Jennifer Grady of New Orleans; 27grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.