JIMMY DALE STEVENS, MAGEE, MS

Jimmy Dale Stevens, 61, of Magee passed away Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson.   He was born in Brandon, MS on April 19, 1950, a son of the late Leonteen (Hays) and Gaston Stevens.  Survivors include: his wife, Melba (Purvis) Stevens; two sons Louis Chuck Stevens, of White Oak; Andy Purvis Stevens, of Rock Hill;  and five grandchildrn, Chandler, Cannon, Abigail, Elizabeth, and Andrew Stevens.  Jimmy is also survived by two brothers, Bobby Stevens, and Lennis Stevens, both of Rock Hill.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Stevens. Visitation will be Friday, December 30, 2011, from 5 pm until 8 pm  at Tutor Funeral Home, Mendenhall, and Saturday from 1 pm until 2 pm  at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church, Mendenhall.  Religious service will be at Kennedy Springs Baptist Church, Mendenhall, at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 31, 2011, with Rev. Carl Floyd and Rev. Don Kleeb officiating.  Interment will follow in Ross Cemetery.