Rev. James E. McGill

Published 7:00 am Thursday, September 12, 2019

Funeral service will be held Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 at 11 am in Muriel Chapel United Methodist Church for Rev. James E. McGill, age 85, of Poplarville, MS, who died Sept. 7, 2019 in Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. 

Rev. Nathaniel Barnum Jr., will officiate at the service.  Burial in the Rose Park Cemetery, Poplarville, MS, under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home. 

A native of Poplarville, MS, he served in the United States Army. He was a retired minister from New Hope Methodist Church in Columbia, MS. He was a member of Muriel Chapel Baptist Church. 

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Survivors include 1 son, Ronald McGill of Hattiesburg, MS; 2 sisters, Betty Tillman of Poplarville, MS, and Shirley Collier, of Monticello, MS; 3 brothers, Henry McGill of Detroit, MI, Archie McGill, and Rev. Bobby McGill, both of Poplarville, MS;  1 grandson, Alex McGill and 1 granddaughter Maria McGill both of Hattiesburg, MS; daughter-in-law Debra McGill, of Poplarville, MS; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Preceded in death by his wife, Helen McGill; son, Edward McGill; daughter, Pamela McGill; grandson, Phillip McGill; parents, Archie and Lula Mae McGill; and 1 brother, Billy McGill. 

Visitation is Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. in Muriel Chapel United Methodist Church under the direction of Baylous Funeral Home.