James Howard Blackwell, Magee, MS

James Howard Blackwell, 72,  passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014. He was born on September 7, 1941 to the parents of Helen Boone and William Blackwell.

James is survived by his wife, Judy Blackwell; daughter, Tammy Blackwell; sisters, Joyce Croxton, Katie Mae Shows, Faye Lee, Judy Cole; stepbrothers, Lloyd Sanders, Ralph Sanders, Jerry Sanders. He was preceded in death by his father, William Blackwell; mother, Helen Boone Sanders; stepfather, W. L. Sanders; brother, Robert Blackwell, sister, Era Lee Hilton; stepbrother, Charlie Sanders; stepsisters, Vivian Martin and Jimmy Donnell.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 24, from 5-8 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee. Graveside Services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, at 10:00 am at Goodwater Baptist Church Cemetery with interment following. Online condolences may be made at www.tutorfuneralhome.com