Jasmine Ra’Gayle McLaurin
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 16, 2016, at Holly Springs C.M.E. Church, Bassfield, Mississippi for Miss Jasmine Ra’Gayle McLaurin, 14, who died on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at Jeff Davis Community Hospital. Rev. Maxine Price officiated with interment following in the Owen-Griffith Cemetery, Bassfield, MS. Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Jasmine was born to Stephanie Q. McLaurin and Eric Parker. She was the life of the home of her maternal grandmother, Gayle (Thomas) Evan. She was a student in the Jefferson Davis County School District at Bassfield High School as an eighth grader. She was recently assigned to homecare school due to her illness under the tutorship of Mrs. Cathy Taylor.
She accepted Christ at Blackmon Temple C. M. E. Church and served as member of Christian Youth Foundation, the youth choir and the usher board until her death.
She is survived by: mother, Stephanie Q. McLaurin; father, Eric Parker; brothers, Marcus McLaurin, DeAndre Parker and Devan Parker; God parents, Burlyn and Felicia Reese; maternal grandmother, Gayle (Thomas) Evans; paternal grandmother, Rita F. Parker; paternal grandfather, Rev. Roosevelt Parker; uncles, Azri Oatis, Antonio Ducksworth and Dewayne McNair; aunts, Deidre McNair, Kristy McNair and Stacey Oatis; maternal great-grandmother, Lovie Grubbs; paternal great-grandmother, Myrtis Ducksworth; special sister, Christian Expose; three special friends, Dominique Owens, Devontae Riley and R’Nia Williams; many other relatives and friends.