PRAIRIE – James Earl “”Jimmy”” Raigins, 60, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May 14, 1953, in West Point to James Archie Raigins and Earlene Earnest Raigins.
He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County. He graduated from Aberdeen High School and went on to attend Itawamba Community College and Mississippi State University. He worked as a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Chapel with Rev. Sue McGrew officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one brother, Ronald Raigins (Greta); one niece, Jennifer Lee Raigins Franks (Brian); one nephew, John Aubrey Raigins (Margaret); and one great-nephew, Raigin Franks.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kenneth Bell Raigins.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Morrow, Kenny Morrow, Toby Turner, Mike Mays, Ron Simmons and Al Smith.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Sunday.
An online guest registry and condolences may be accessed at www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.