Joe M. Price

Published 3:52 pm Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Mt. Zion MB Church for Mr. Joe M. Price, age 70, who died Monday, January 26, at Central Mississippi Methodist Medical Center, Jackson. Rev. Ozell White officiated with interment following in the Prentiss First Baptist Church Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Joe M. Price was born to the late Rich and Nancy Norwood Price in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He was a hard worker and worked in various jobs, including farming. He worked with Jimmy Jackson for 15 years, MS State Highway Department, H.Q. Magee for 15 years, retired and came out of retirement to work again with the MS State Highway Department.

He was married to Minnie Mae Sands and one child was born to that union.

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He is survived by one daughter, Katherine Sands; four grandchildren, LaShunda Smith of Hattiesburg, LaQuita Sands, Constance Sands and Michael Sands all of Prentiss; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Emma (Donald Earl) Bass Collins of Prentiss, Francis White of Bassfield, Maylee Smith and Birdian Mickell both of Chicago, IL, Louana Jones of Pascagoula; three brothers, Herbert (Archie Nell) Reese of Prentiss, Billy Price of Pascagoula, and Johnnie (Shirley) Price of Pascagoula; three special nieces, Mary (Stanley) Funchess, Carolyn Reese and Theresa (Corey) McInnis both of Prentiss; special friends, Lucy McInnis, Delia Mae Lott, Pete Booth and Lula Ree White.