James Weathersby

Published 5:00 am Friday, October 17, 2008

Memorial services for James Weathersby, of Brookhaven, are 2p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Lake Lincoln State Park in Wesson. TylerFuneral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Weathersby, 63, died Oct. 13, 2008, at his residence. He wasborn in Lincoln County on July 4, 1945, to Theophas Harvey andMerdrew Rhodes.

He was a former mechanic. He served in the U.S. Army. He was amember of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Brookhaven.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his stepmother,Priscilla Harvey; his stepfather, Houston Weathersby; a brother,R.L. Weathersby; and a sister, Marie Rhodes.

Survivors are his wife, Anna Gayten Weathersby, of Brookhaven;his sons, Stormie Weathersby and wife, Trece, Marcus Weathersby,all of Brookhaven, and Wil Jamar Weathersby and wife, Belinda, ofLeakesville; his daughters, Sharon Weathersby, Cloronda Weathersbyand Kelly Smith, all of Brookhaven; his stepdaughters, TalashaOwens, of Bogue Chitto, Nakenya Owens, of Brookhaven, and andSymiko Owens, of Brookhaven; his brothers, Larry Weathersby, ofChicago, Ill., Houston Weathersby, of Hattiesburg; his sisters,Bessie Weathersby, of Missouri, Merlee Campbell and husband,Donald, of Brookhaven, Mary Adams, of Chicago, and Louise Adams, ofArizona; his 19 grandchildren; and his fivegreat-grandchildren.