Jimmy Pace

Published 12:16 pm Friday, April 24, 2015

Funeral services were held April 14, 2015, at Saulters Moore Chapel in Prentiss, for Mr. Jimmy Harold Pace Sr. who passed away on April 11, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Interment followed at Bethany Cemetery in Prentiss. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Ben James and Rev. Jimmy McGee officiated. Pallbearers were Paul Pace, Dan Pace, Tim Masterson, Adam Daley, Kallum Herrington, Ed Hurt, Buster Pace and Louis Burrow. Honorary pallbearers were his domino playing friends.

Jimmy was born February 7, 1940, in Prentiss, MS. He was the son of Raz Pace and Alma Roberts Pace. He was the purchasing agent for Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss for a number of years. After leaving there, he became a truck driver for Parsec for several years and was working for Pace Brothers when he retired. He was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church. His favorite things to do were spending time with his family, playing dominoes with his friends, and watching basketball.

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He is survived by his wife, Linda Pace of Prentiss; his daughter, Karen (Darrell) Masterson of Madison, MS; his son, Jim (Jennifer) Pace of Carson; two grandchildren, Lydia Pace and Tim Masterson; two great-grandchildren, Maley and Kate Masterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Kathy Pace; three brothers, Billy, Robert and Gene.