Willie James Felix Sr.

Published 12:06 pm Friday, April 24, 2015

Funeral services were held April 11, 2015, at Sweetwater CME Church for Mr. Willie James Felix, Sr., 83, who died April 5, at Jeff Davis Community Hospital. Rev. Earnest Thompson, pastor, officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Willie James Felix was born to the late Otis Felix and Velma Price in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He attended school at Haw Pond and worked as a logger until his health failed him. He was a member of Sweetwater CME Church and served as a class leader until his health failed him.

Mr. Felix was married to the late Bobbie Jean Felix of Collins, Mississippi; four children were born to this union.

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He was preceded in death by children, Willie J. Felix Jr., Micheal Felix and Michelle Felix; two sisters, Danma Lee Thompson and Mary “Cat” McInnis; stepfather, Joseph Price and stepmother, Arthryn Felix.

He is survived by two daughters, Bobbie Lias and Santanna Felix (granddaughter she raised); two sons, Ralph (Stephanie) Thompson and Jeffrey Thompson; two sisters, Martha Bass and Pauline (Cleveland) Thompson (adopted sister); three sisters-in-law, Carlee Oliver, Carolyn Oliver and Mary H. Funches; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.