Dec. 20, 1943-March 14, 2019

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. James Milton Lipford Jr., will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Owens Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the funeral home.

Jim, 75, and a resident of Natchez, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born Dec. 20, 1943, to James Milton Lipford Sr. and Ruby Lane (Morton) Lipford Simmons in Shannon, Miss.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Gould) Lipford; daughters, Ann Nichols and husband Doug and Sandra Thrasher and husband Howard; grandchildren, Darrell and Daniel Thrasher and Brandon and Taylor Nichols; great-grandchildren, Lillian Quinn Thrasher and Reed Alan Nichols; brothers, Floyd A. Simmons and Steve G. Simmons; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.