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Funeral services for James F. "Jimmy" Stevens will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Welch Funeral Home Chapel.Â Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home.Â
Mr. Stevens died Monday, July 14, 2014, at the State Veterans Home in Kosciusko.Â He was 96.Â A Forest native, he was a WWII Navy veteran.Â Mr. Stevens was an M.S.U. graduate and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Starkville.Â He was a New York Life Insurance salesman for many years.
Jimmy's wife, Katheryn, preceded him in death.Â Survivors include his daughter, Karen Lasik (John) of Ellensburg, WA; his son, W.F. Stevens (Charlotte) of Benton, MS; six grandchildren-Daniel, Amanda, Jennifer (Matt) Thompson, and Michael Lasik; Jason Owen (Ashley), Rick Stevens (Alison); great grandchildren Emma Claire, Levi, and Jace; brother, Hamilton Stevens of Forest, MS; sister, Charlotte Stevens Israel of Lancaster, TX; brother, Reggie (Carolyn) Stevens of Piqua, Ohio; and numerous friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church of Starkville, American Red Cross, MS State Veterans Home in Kosciusko or your favorite charity.Â
Online condolences can be given at www.welchfuneralhomes.com.Â