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James Ham, 63 of Magee, MS passed away Thursday, October 13, 2022 at his home in Magee, MS. He was born Sunday, October 4, 1959.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. at Magee City Cemetery in Magee, Mississippi.  Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031

He loved to work in his garden and stay in his yard. He was a fixer of all toys and he loved Astronomy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melive Ham, and Irene Jorgerson Ham.

Survivors include his wife, Trina Brown; son, Daniel Ham (Jenny); daughters, Melissa Ham McGrew (Eric) and Stephine Ham Kimble; brothers, Craig Ham and Byran Ham; ten cats; and a host of family members.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

An online guestbook may be signed at

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee, MS is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.

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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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