James Glyn Hathorn
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James Glyn Hathorn
  • November 10, 1943 - October 29, 2017
  • Oak Vale, Mississippi

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James Glyn "Jim" Hathorn, aged 73 of Oak Vale, MS, died Sunday, October 29, 2017 in Hattiesburg, MS. A native of Lawrence County, MS, James was formerly employed with Dixie Paving and was a diesel mechanic with T.L. Wallace Construction and retired after 53 years. He was a Baptist and was associated with Hathorn Baptist Church and Society Hill Baptist Church.


Mr. Hathorn was preceded in death by his parents, Alford and Maude Hathorn.


He is survived by his wife, Mildred Hathorn of Oak Vale; a daughter, Darlene (Jerry) Fortenberry of Oak Vale; two sisters, Dimple (Henry) Bridges of Greenwood, MS, and Dorothy (James) Runnels of Magee, MS; and two grandsons, Jaymes "RJ" Fortenberry, and Jacob Lyn Fortenberry, both of Oak Vale.


Visitation will be Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home. The funeral will be Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 1:00pm at Society Hill Baptist Church where friends may visit with family from 12:00pm until service time. Reverend Jake Staten will officiate at the service and will be assisted by Reverend Tommy Broom, and Reverend Mark McArthur. Interment will be at Society Hill Cemetery and pallbearers will be Jacob Fortenberry, James "RJ" Fortenberry, Travis Bass, Steve Cooper, Koby Givens, John Hathorn, and JJ Burns.
Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home, Columbia, MS.