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Lonnell James

Lonnell James
Sept. 9, 1973 – Dec. 6, 2022
Lonnell D. James, 49, of Tylertown, died Dec. 6, 2022, in Hattiesburg. He was born Sept. 9, 1973, in Walthall, County to Samuel Magee and Barbara Jean Coward.
He attended school in New Orleans where he resided with his mother but spent his summers in Tylertown with his father where he learned about construction. He moved to Tylertown once he was older and was known for his range of skills and work ethic.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Andrea S. Magee; a brother, Samuel S. Magee.
Survivors are his wife, Deidre A; father, Samuel J; second mother, Etricia; five sisters, Cassandra Smith of Magnolia, Saundra (Victor) Johnson of Crystal Springs; VaShunda Washington of McComb, Renee (Cory) Wells of North Carolina, Lakeisha James of Mansfield, TX; a sister-in-law, Sabrana Magee; six brothers, Manuel (Patricia) Magee, Christopher (Tangie) Magee, both of Tylertown, Patrick (Shenita) Magee of Clinton; Damien James of Mansfield, TX, Derrick James of New Orleans, Christopher James of Fort Worth, TX.
A graveside service was Dec. 16, 2022, at Magee Cemetery, pastor Sherman Smith officiating, with interment to follow.
Craft-Dillon-Ginn Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Share online condolences at

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