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.