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James Magee Sr.

James T. Magee Sr., age 71 and a resident of Franklinton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans. 

He leaves to cherish his memories a son, James T. Magee Jr. of Katy, Texas; a daughter, Aliscia Magee of Bedford, Texas; three children he raised as his own, Kim M. Howard of Seattle and Yolanda Campbell and Theresa Martin, both of San Antonio; a sister, Winona Magee James of Franklinton; five brothers, Edgar (Verna) Magee of Seattle, Runell (Elnora) Magee of Renton, Wash., and Calvin (Almeta) Magee, Albert (Francis) Magee and the Rev. Larry (Mary) Magee, all of Franklinton; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousin, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Aurelia S. Magee; his parents, Brunell B. and Gussie L. Magee; a son, Brunell A. Magee Sr.; and a brother, Edward Charles Magee. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at 9 a.m., followed by services at 11 a.m., at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Franklinton, with the Rev. Johnny Causey officiating. Interment will be in Magee’s Cemetery in Franklinton.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at www.crainandsons.com.