2013-07-31 / Obituaries

Blackledge

Jamie Lee Blackledge, 36, of Jena, LA died July 24, 2013.

He was born Sept. 3, 1976. He was a former resident of St. Stephens. He served in Iraq and attained the rank of Warrant Officer I. He was formerly employed as a civil service employee with the Army National Guard as a maintenance technician at the Jackson Armory.

Survivors include three children, Devin Blackledge, Taylor Blackledge, Micah Blackledge, all of Jackson; three brothers, Michael Blackledge, Leroy, Brian Blackledge, Wagarville, Jay Robinson, Ellisville, MS; parents, Bobby and Ketty Blackledge, St. Stephens, Allison Walters Blackledge, Leland, MS; numerous other relatives.

The service was July 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Stephens Baptist Church with Bro. John Smith officiating. Burial was in the St. Stephens Baptist Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Johnny Atchison, Jimmy Atchison, Kip Hoven, Billy Joe Williams, Will Payne and Mike Barton.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed. (28-1tp)

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