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A funeral service for J.D. Mims, 80, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Friday, December 30, 2016 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. David Jimerson officiating. He will be laid to rest at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Maydelle.
Mr. Mims passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 in Temple.
J.D. was born August 24, 1936 in Fort Worth to Arthur and Amie Mims.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Denise Mims; great-grandson, Caleb Phifer; brothers, Guy Mims, Dean Mims and Steve Mims.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Tamara Pearson and husband Danny of Jacksonville, Ronda Starr and husband Gordon of Gallatin, Sharla Phillips of Maydelle, Megan Morris and husband Thumper of Maydelle; sisters, Allie Faye Busby of Jacksonville, Estelle King of Jacksonville; sister-in-law, Lois Mims of Maydelle; grandchildren, Jason Beasley, J.T. Beasley, Charles Phifer, Jennifer Morris, Jesse Phillips, Justus Morris, Colton Morris, Katee Morris; great-grandchildren, Brandon Phifer, Castinn Phifer, Blake Phifer, Christopher Mettlen, and Rylan Clakley; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Karen Stringer of Maydelle.
Pallbearers will be Colton Morris, Justus Morris, Jesse Phillips, Jason Beasley, Charles Phifer, Brandon Phifer, Alan Mims and Tony Mims. Honorary pallbearers will be J.T. Beasley, Jennifer Starr, Gordon Starr, Michelle Phillips and Eric Day.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, December 29, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on December 28, 2016
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