Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward a small commission – at no extra cost to you.

Jeanette Austin, 84 of Mendenhall, MS passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2023 ather home in Mendenhall, MS. She was born Sunday, January 22, 1939 in Mississippi.

   Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 04, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee, Mississippi. Burial will follow in Calvary Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mize, MS. Bro. Joe Metts will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. 601-849-5031

   Mrs. Austin was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She was a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church in Magee. She loved her family, church, music, and game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune. She had two grandchildren that called her Mamaw G and Mamaw Hoss.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Austin; parents, Lester and Janie Stewart; brother, J.L.  Stewart; sisters, Bobbie Craft and Minnie Frith.

   Survivors include her son, James  Austin  of Mendenhall, MS;  daughters, Lisa  Breeland  of Mendenhall and Paula May  of Brandon; grandchildren, Chad  Breeland  (Christy) of Prentiss, MS; Jodi  Miller  (Russ) of Prentiss; Meagan  May-Burke  (Buck) of Bentonia ,and Abby  Austin  of Fort Pierce , Florida;  great- grandchildren, Brantley Breeland, Addison Breeland, Bella Miller and Brady  Miller; nephew, Jerry  Craft;  niece, Wanda  Johnson.

    Pallbearers will be Carl Craft, Jeff Anderson, Chad Breeland, Russ Miller, and Scott Rankin.

An online guestbook may be signed at

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

Previous articleUMMC Taps MC Kinesiology Graduates for Prestigious Robert L. Smith Scholarship
Next articleNAMB President to Encourage Students to Engage in Missions During MC’s Annual Evangelism Lecture
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.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.