John Jaggers

OKOLONA – John William Jaggers, 63, died Friday, April 19, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born Feb. 6, 1950, in Tupelo to John Thomas Jaggers and Sudie Madalene Bryant Jaggers. He joined the Marines and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Upon returning home from the war, he worked as a truck driver until becoming disabled. He enjoyed being outdoors, watching Dr. Robert Schuller in the Crystal Cathedral of Garden Grove, Calif., and spending time with his family. He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include his son, John Wesley Jaggers (Leigh Ann) of Parson, Tenn.; brother, Tommy Jaggers (Ollie) of Okolona; two grandchildren, Levi Vaughn Jaggers and McKinley Brooke Jaggers, both of Parson, Tenn.; niece, Tina Hughes (Brian) of Arkansas, Ark.; nephew, Larry Jaggers of Teague, Texas; and great-nephew, Zack Jaggers of Okolona.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Jaggers Jr.; and a nephew, Luther Jaggers.

At the request of the family, there will be no public services at this time. Holland Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, is entrusted with arrangements.

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