Eric Jaggers

OKOLONA – Eric Gale Jaggers, 42, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at his residence in Okolona. He was born in Amory, on Nov. 29, 1971, to James and Gail Cox Jaggers

A lifelong resident of Okolona, he was a graduate of Okolona High School and owner and operator of Jagger’s Quick Stop in Okolona for the past 10 years. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and enjoyed spending time with store customers and his many great friends. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Okolona and active in his promotion of all things Okolona.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Okolona  with Dr. Roy McHenry officiating. Danny Buskirk will read the obituary. Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery in Okolona. Holland Funeral Directors Okolona Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Paula Dean Corley Jaggers of Okolona; children, Anna Brooke Jaggers of Santa Fe, Texas, Lindsy Daniel Jaggers and Eric Hayden Jaggers, both of Okolona; parents, James and Gail Jaggers of Okolona; siblings, Jeffrey Jaggers (Amy) of Tupelo, Jim Jaggers of Birmingham, Ala., and Wesley Jaggers of Tupelo; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Rob Herndon, Bobby  Carnathan, Andy Young, Dusty Hester, Mac Simmons, Shorty Sanderson and Don Reed.

Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Okolona Chapel and one hour prior to service on Monday at the Church.

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