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Jessie Ruth Warren passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at the age of 94. She was born on January 16, 1928, to Claude Cook and Earma Mae (Patterson) Cook.

For many years, she and her husband, J.E. Warren owned and operated Warren’s Grocery in the Martinville community.  She was also part owner of numerous retail businesses.

She is survived by her daughters, Johnnie Warren Eavenson and Janet Warren Sullivan (Gary Paul); brother, Charlie Lee Cook (Peggy); sister, Claudia Cook Bishop; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.E. Warren; parents, Claude and Earma Cook; brother, Colon Cook, son-in-law; Joel Eavenson and granddaughter, Angie Eavenson.

A visitation will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church from 11:00 am until the service at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Kennedy Springs Cemetery with Bro. Wade Mathis, Rev. Ken Harrison and Bro. Roger Lee officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.



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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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