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James Earl York

June 15, 1943 March 17, 2021
James Earl York
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Obituary for James Earl York

James Earl York, 77, died Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at home. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. A graveside service will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mr. York was born on June 15, 1943, in Tallahatchie County, MS, the son of the late William Clinton York and Mary Etta Jenkins York. He worked as a truck driver for J&G express and the Russell Company and as a security guard for Capital Security for over 10 years.
Mr. York loved to travel to see family and camping throughout the Southeastern United States. He was an avid dominoes player.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Shelby, Clint, Billy and sister, Baby Jane.
He is survived by daughter, Elizabeth Baudoin of Houma, LA; son, Purvis Purviance of Houma, LA; son, Michael Purviance of Houma, LA; and their mother, Florence Irene York of Jackson, MS. He is also survived by grandchildren, Kendra Guillot, Randi Chiasson, Michael Davis, Shannon Valenti, Taylor Purviance, Cody Purviance, 10 great grandchildren; sisters, Grace Tranum of Bellefontaine, MS; Bobbie Allan of Copiah County, MS, and nieces, Judy Colloms and Kimberly Coats.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

20

Mar

9:30 AM 3/20/2021 9:30:00 AM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

20

Mar

11:30 AM 3/20/2021 11:30:00 AM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lakewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS 39209

6000 Clinton Blvd Jackson 39209 MS
United States
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