Mr. James Thomas "Jimmy" Kittrell, 68, of State Line, MS passed from this life Sunday, May 7, 2023 at Wayne General Hospital in Waynesboro, MS. He was born in State Line, MS on Tuesday, July 20, 1954 to Louis Nathaniel Kittrell, Sr. and Doris Kittrell Douglas.
He retired as a Consultant in the Oil Field. Jimmy was a graduate of Buckatunna High School and lifelong resident of State Line, Ms. On a beautiful day, October 27, 1980, Jimmy married the love of this life, his best friend and confidant, June Kittrell. Their love grew stronger as they welcomed two beautiful girls into the world, Jaime and Jennifer. No one could deny that these girls would have Jimmys heart. The girls blessed Jimmy with 2 grandsons, Jaxson and Fin to share his passion of raising cattle, farming, hunting, fishing and of course ball games.
Many fathers, especially those with only daughters, long for a son. They hope the men their girls marry will want to spend time with them and develop a friendship. Jimmy was blessed with his sons-in-law Darren and Casey. With Casey came 2 more grandsons Chase and Jarret, that Jimmy was so thankful that Jaxson had two brothers to help watch over him. Jimmy also was honored to have a son he never had Shawn which also blessed him again with another daughter Jeanene and three boys Cade Cole, Blake, and Michaela.
Mr. Kittrell is preceded in death by his father. Louis Nathaniel Kittrell, Sr.; mother, Doris Kittrell Douglas; three brothers, L. N. Kittrell, Jr., Dewey Kittrell, Charles Kittrell. He is survived by wife, June Kittrell of State Line, MS; two daughters, Jaime Kittrell Welch (Darren) of Hattiesburg, MS, Jennifer Kittrell Goff (Casey) of Wade, MS; brother, David Kittrell; four sisters, Sue Henderson (Waynis) of Fruitdale, AL, Sissy Carr (Fred) of Buckatunna, MS, Alice Lott of Oak Grove, MS, Cynthia Sparks of Petal, MS; Sister-In-Law, Pauline Kittrell of State Line, MS; two Brothers-In-Law, Benny West (Judy) of Waynesboro, MS, Gary West (Theresa) of Greensboro, NC; four grandsons, Jaxson Kittrell, Finley Welch, Chase Goff, Jarrett Goff.
Visitation for Mr. Kittrell will be held from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at Freeman Funeral Home in Waynesboro, MS with Dr. Terry Williams, Brandon Bollinger, and Preston Raines officiating. Interment will be in County Line Cemetery in State Line, MS.
The family would like to thank Wayne General Hospital, Wayne General Ambulance Service, and K. P., Josh, Jeremy, Kerney, NeNe, Shane, and Mark.