J. L. Magee

Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, November 28, 2017

J. L. Magee, 61, a resident of Angie, went to his Heavenly Home on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at 10:25 p.m., after a long hard fought battle with cancer.

He was a lineman with Washington/St. Tammany Electric Co-op for many years. J. L. was a member of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he taught the young adults’ Sunday school class. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and gardening. J. L. was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother that will be dearly missed by his large family, numerous friends and all those that knew him.

He is survived by: his wife of 15 years, Sandra Sumrall Magee of Angie; two daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Dewayne Herring of Franklinton, and Stacey and Jim Hernandez of Zachary; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Amber Magee, Lonnie and Jenny Jones, all of Franklinton, and Tyler Mizell of Poplarville, Miss.; 14 grandchildren, Brooklyn, Kensley, Kirbee, Porter Magee, Izayah, Iyana, Imani Pinto, Austin Pitre, Daylan Thomas, Braxtyn Herring, Maddox Jones, and Madison, Jay and Jacey Hernandez; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda Warren, Sarah and Donald Barber, Tammy and Wayne Nobles, Shannon Reid, all of Franklinton, and Sandra and Stefan Givens of Stoney Point; brother and sister-in-law, Rickey and Peggy Magee of Franklinton; and also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John E. “Big Boy” Magee and Doris Jones Magee; two brothers, John Magee and Randy Magee; and brother-in-law, Edward Warren.

Visitation was at Crain Funeral Home on Sunday, Nov. 26, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the funeral home chapel with Eld. Duane Ball and Eld. Don Jacobs officiating. Burial followed in the H.H. Williams Cemetery with Eld. Edward Penton officiating the graveside service.

Pallbearers were Chuck Williams, Cliff Morris, Harry Williams, Jonathon Barber, Mason Givens and Andy Nobles. Honorary pallbearers were his co-workers and friends at WST.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com.