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Charles C Hegwood, 73 of Mize, MS passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the Arrington Living Center in Collins, MS. He was born Friday, September 3, 1948 in Raleigh, Mississippi.

  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 from 11:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in 113 Front Street, Taylorsville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Taylorsville, Mississippi. Burial will follow in Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Taylorsville, Mississippi. Bro. Stevie Hand will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements. 601-785-6564.

  Charles served in the U.S. Army for 3 years. He was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church and was a lifelong resident of Taylorsville. He was an avid outdoorsman and had an affinity for old westerns.

 He was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne  Hegwood;  parents, Cecil  C Hegwood and Merl Gable  Hegwood;  grandchild, Christian  Hegwood;  brother, Ben  Hegwood.

 Survivors include his two sons, Damion  Hegwood  (Monica) of Taylorsville and Josh  Hegwood  (Cheyenne ) of Taylorsville;  step-daughter, Brandy  Craft  of Las Vegas , NV;  grandchildren, Hannah Grace Hegwood, Gabriella  Hegwood, Luke  Hegwood, Kinsley Marie Hegwood, Riley Leann  Hegwood, Wayland  Hegwood, Reagan  Hegwood, Grace  Craft and Lyla  Johnson  brother, Lyn  Hegwood; sister -in-law, Joann Hegwood; caregivers, Nelda Freeman, Nicole Little, and Carla McNease; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 Pallbearers will be Tyler Wilson, Austin Blair, KC White, Cameron Phipps, Mike Sartor, and Paul Little.

An online guestbook may be signed at

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Patrice, wife of Greg Boykin & mother of two sons, Bradley & Alex, is a Magee hometown girl. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry and 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community where she served as Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 18 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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