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James Ed Mattox
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James was born on March 10, 1923 and passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

James was a resident of Belden, Mississippi at the time of passing.

James grew up in Lee County and was a 1940 graduate of Tupelo High School.

From 1943 until 1946, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy where he was a specialist engineer, draftsman and Petty Officer 3rd Class during World War II.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday, March 17, 2018 at W.E. Pegues, Tupelo. Burial will be in Lee Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Hope Family Ministries, 2754 Mattox St. Tupelo, MS 38801, First Baptist Church, 300 N. Church St. Tupelo, MS 38804, The Lee County Chapter of The American Cancer Society, 607 Main St. C Tupelo, MS 38804 or the Lab School of Washington 4759 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007.

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