- March 18, 1922 - February 10, 2012
- Jackson, Mississippi
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Mr. J K Dykes 89 passed away Friday, February 10, 2012 at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. Visitation is 9am Monday at Lakewood Funeral Home, funeral services are 11am Monday in the chapel with interment to follow in Lakewood Memorial Park.
Mr. Dykes was a longtime resident of Jackson and a former resident of Natchez. He served our country in the United States Army during WWII in the South Pacific. He was a faithful member of Briarwood Drive Baptist Church where he served in many capacities, deacon, Sunday school teacher, and finance committee. He loved the Lord and his church family.
Mr. Dykes was employed with National Life and Accident Company in Natchez when he was transferred to Corr Williams Tobacco Company in Jackson where he retired as Sales manager.
He enjoyed his work, traveling, playing cards and board games. He was an avid Ole Miss fan, but his favorite pastime was being with his grandchildren whom he loved dearly.
Mr. Dykes was preceded in death by his wife; Virgie Nell Dykes and his parents Louis and Helen May Dykes. He leaves behind his children; Kenny Dykes and wife Marilyn of Baton Rouge, LA, Sandra Youngblood and husband Kenneth of Newport, AR, brother Don Dykes of Phoenix, AZ, sister Nell Carpenter of Slaughter, LA, four grandchildren; Krista Franks, Chip Youngblood, Dallas Dykes, Lindsey Moore and eight great-grandchildren, a very special friend, Betty Hardy of Brandon, MS., and a host of friends at Chateau Ridgeland Retirement Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Baptist Children's Village of Jackson or to the Devon Nicole House, 21 Autumn Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.