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Jimmy Fails

January 3, 1924 — August 3, 2015

Funeral services were held Thursday August 6, 2015 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Bassfield, MS for Mr. James Edward “Jimmy” Fails, age 91, who passed away August 3, 2015 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. Father’s Mike and Peter and Deacon Bob officiated. Interment followed at St. James Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Shawn Fails, James Fails, Joseph Fails, Anthony Fails, Shae Waldrip, Kolby Waldrip, Scott Harvey, Braden Harvey, Cody Davis and Lee Kirby Jimmy was born January 3, 1924 in D Lo, MS. He was the son of William Arley Fails and Virdue Cockrell Fails. He was a senior manager of construction for Fluor Corp. for 29 years, traveling all over the world. He was a devoted husband and family man and a loyal backer of Bassfield football. He is survived by four sons, Dan (Charlotte), Sid (Vicky), Phil (Margie) and Mark (Laura) all of Bassfield. Two daughters, Gail Prentice and Rose (Bobby) Davis both of Bassfield. Seventeen grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Alice; one son Fred; one granddaughter, Bridget; two brothers and one sister. Saulters-Moore Funeral Services of Prentiss handled all arrangements. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com
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