James Quitman Perkins, Jr.

Funeral services for James Quitman Perkins, Jr., of Kilmichael, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church, with burial following in Oakwood Cemetery. Rev. Chad Bowen will officiate the services.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 25 from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church.

Mr. James Quitman Perkins, Jr., 78, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Select Specialty Hospital in Jackson. He was born in New Orleans on July 31, 1943 to James Quitman and Bertha Turner Perkins. Before retiring, he was an employee of Entergy for over 50 years and served in several different capacities over his career with the company. He was a retired member of the US Army Reserve Unit, MS 733rd with a rank of Chief Warrant Officer 5. He was a member of Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona.

Mr. Perkins is survived by his two daughters, Betsy Watson (Robb) of Brandon and Katie Harper (Ken) of Brandon; two stepsons, Steven Lowery (Sheila) of Winona and Josh Lowery of Flowood; his grandchildren, Corey Harper, Alana Lowery, Mason Harper, Avery Lowery, Mallory Schetter, and Brody Lowery; and great-granddaughter, Eva Lowery. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Johnston Perkins; two sisters, Pat Howell and Jane Stanford; and brother, Luther Perkins.

Memorial contributions can be made to Moore Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 467, Winona, MS 38967 and to The Foundry Church, P.O. Box 916, Winona, MS 38967.

6 thoughts on “James Quitman Perkins, Jr.

  1. So sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. He was a wonderful person and will be missed by all.
    Respectfully
    Charlie and Barbara Hill
    Biloxi Ms

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  2. So sorry about the loss of our friend. Kenneth and I will not be able to be there Saturday, but our prayers are with the family. Susan and Jimmy were two of our very special friends. We miss them both. 🙏🙏🌹

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  3. Jimmy will be missed terribly by family and the many people that loved him. I am so sorry for your loss, he was such a good man and friend.

    Edyanne

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  4. Traveled to many places with Jim having served together in the US Army Reserve. Jim was a dedicated soldier and led by example. Rest easy warrior. Thanks for all you did for me through the years.

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  5. “Perk was a special person who knew how to do and fix anything. Myself and his other Army buddies will always have wonderful memories of him. The family is in our thoughts and prayers. Robert and Alicia Mayo”

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