Jeffery Dale Runnels, 41, of Pearl passed away Thursday, September 1, 2011, in TN. He was born on November 13, 1969, a son of the late Ann (Kemp) and Larry Dale Runnels. Jeffery is survived by three daughters, Lauren Dani Runnels, of Florence, Keri Leann Runnels, of Richland, and Samantha Kate Runnels, of Pearl. He is also survived by: a sister, Stacy (Dewayne) Rutland, of Mize; two brothers, Jackie (Ava) Melton, of Mt. Olive; and Ronnie Melton, of Puckett. Visitation will be Saturday, September 3, 2011, at 10:00 am until 3:00 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee. The religious service will follow at 3:00 pm in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Blakney Creek Cemetery in Collins.