Billy Counts, Magee, MS

Billy Charles Counts, 78,  of Magee, MS, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at Magee General Hospital.  He was born on August 3, 1936 to the late parents of Jimmie and Gladys (Jordan) Counts in Rayville, LA.

He is survived by four sons; James Counts (Peggy), Mack Counts, Wendell Counts, Randy Counts; daughter, Charlotte Williams; seven brothers, David Counts, Jimmie Counts (Eliska), Paul Counts,  Herbert Counts (Patricia), Hershel Counts (Lynn), Eugene Counts (Pam), Rickey Counts; three sisters, Mary Magdeline Counts, Bonnie Graves (Ed) Elizabeth Rayborn (Terry); seventeen grandchildren and thirty-nine great grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Irene (Tebo) Counts and sister, Barbara McKenzie.

 Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee from 5:00-8:00 pm.  Services are scheduled for 11:00 am, Thursday, April 30, at Tutor Funeral Home Chapel in Magee with interment following in Calvary Cemetery in Mize, MS.  Online condolences may be made at