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James Benjamin Jernigan, 28, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, in Jones County, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, May 6, 1992, in Laurel, Mississippi.

        A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral in Taylorsville, Mississippi.

        A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, at 2:00p.m., at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. The burial will follow at a later date at Clear Creek Cemetery in Taylorsville, Mississippi. Bro. Mike Walker will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements. (601) 785-6564

        He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph Benjamin Jernigan.

        Survivors include his parents, Randy and Betty Harrison Jernigan of Taylorsville; two daughters, Priscilla Jernigan and Isabella Jernigan of Florida; one brother, Matthew Jernigan and wife Cody of Laurel; two sisters, Samantha Jernigan Howell and husband Dusty of Taylorsville and Nicole Jernigan Brady and husband Robert of Stringer; grandmothers, Sammie Wempren of Taylorsville and Patricia Tickner of Taylorsville; best friend, Blake Stringer; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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