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Fredrick B. King, Jr., 76, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee. He was born Sunday, May 13, 1945.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Mt. Olive.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 29, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Maranatha Baptist Church. The Burial will follow in Maranatha Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Rudy Jackson will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 849-5031

Mr. Fredrick King was a founding member of Maranatha Baptist Church and also attended Corinth Baptist Church.  He was a Boy Scouts Leader of Troop 26 of Mize. He worked most of his life in the construction business being a millwright carpenter. He loved to hunt, fish, and being outdoors. He loved to witness and sing in the nursing homes and prisons. He loved spending time with his family. He owned Burt Small Engine Repair Shop in Magee.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred King, Sr and Nealie Merle King; brothers, Tommy King and Joseph King.

Survivors include his children, Elizabeth Stringer of Magee, Paul A. King (Heather) of Mize, and Burt King (Kristi) of Sumrall; grandchildren, Austin King (Ashlynd), Brock King, Aaron Burkett, Summer Burkett, Kaitlin King, and Shelby King; great-grandchild, Jax King; brother, Jerry Wayne King (Gwen) of Erwinville Louisiana; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to Hillcrest Nursing Home and Maranatha Baptist Church.

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. 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. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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