James Cedric Threadgill

July 27, 1927 – December 01, 2020

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James Cedric Threadgill “Jim”, 93, got his heavenly wings at 10:00AM on December 1, 2020 while resting at Baptist Memorial Hospital Calhoun of Calhoun City, Mississippi. He was a member of Bruce United Methodist Church.

Private Service will be held December 3 at 11:00AM at Parker Memorial Funeral Home with a family only visitation at 10:00AM.

He spent his life serving others. Upon graduating from Big Creek High School, he enrolled in Holmes Jr College Where he met and married Ruth Reeves. War called James for serve in the Navy for a short time in California. Upon discharge James farmed for a year then choose to serve others in the grocery business. At 65 years old he retired from the grocery business and started to serve the Lord as a Pastor of the United Methodist Church for 25 years in 15 different churches until his health began to fail. He loved every minute of being a pastor serving the Lord. His favorite way of sharing the gospel was by song which he did until the spring of 2020. His loving voice will be missed. James’s loving spirit was reflective in his voice and actions never and unkind word from his voice.

Those left to cherish James’s memory are his wife Oma Threadgill of Water Valley, sons, Douglas (Alicia) Threadgill of  Walls, Tim Threadgill (Sue) of Chattanooga, TN, Grandchildren Shay McDonald of Southaven, Angie Threadgill  of Southaven, Kala King – great-grandchild, of Southaven, Morgan Knightington – great-grandchild, of Southaven, Aliah Knightington – great-grandchild, of Southaven Jacob Threadgill (Mollie) Grandson of Oklahoma City, Ok Step-Daughters, Lynn (Floyd) Harris of Water Valley, Donna (Ricky) Jenkins of Water Valley and Tonya (Keith) Camp of Water Valley, Step-Sons, Wayne (Tresia) Walls of Water Valley and Robert “Chuck” (Christie)Walls of Banner.

James is preceeded in death by his parents James and Willie Threadgill,  brothers, Davis Threadgill and Gene Threadgill, sisters, Wordna Wicker and Margaret Holman.

Parker Memorial Funeral Homes in Bruce is honored to be serving the Threadgill family during this difficult time. Online condolences may be made at: www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com

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