James Robert Dale
Published 7:58 am Friday, March 20, 2020
James Robert Dale “Litleon”, 77, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.
Services were held Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Prentiss
Baptist Church, followed by burial at Whitesand Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chad Stokes, Micheal Gunter, Doug Dale, Derek Dale,
Matthew Berry, William Hathorn, Karon Bridges and Wayne Bass.
Honorary palbearers were Parker Dale, Lenix Dale and James Dale’s
Sunday School class at Prentiss Baptist Church.
Mr. Dale was a member of Prentiss Baptist Church. He worked as a law
enforcement officer for the Mississippi Department of Transportation
for 31 years. He also spent over 20 years volunteering for Jefferson
Davis County youth sports. He enjoyed cooking, woodworking and was an
avid fox hunter. He loved gardening, mainly for the sole purpose of
giving his produce to friends. Above all things, he loved his family,
most of all his grand kids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Cowsart and Daisy Dale.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Wondra Dale of Prentiss; two
sons, James Corey (Marianne) Dale of Brandon and Robert Casey
(Kristen) Dale of Sumrall; one daughter, Kameron Dale of Hattiesburg;
four grandchildren, Aubrey Dale, Lainey Dale, Parker Dale and Lenix
Dale; and one brother, George (Yvette) Dale of Clinton.
Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at
Prentiss Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to the Haley Rose Gunter Scholarship Fund at
Mississippi College, Box 4005, Clinton, MS 39058, or to Prentiss