James William McLemore

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, April 29, 2020

April 27, 2020

James William McLemore, age 84, of Picayune, MS passed away Monday, April 27, 2020.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
A native of Picayune, MS, he was a supervisor for Chevron Oil and a member of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank McLemore and Nora Lindsey McLemore; son, Steve McLemore; granddaughter, Jennifer Schmidt; brother, Darrell McLemore; sisters, Lois Sylvest, Irma Keith, Vondell Perrette, and Valerie Herrin.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Donnie Moak McLemore of Picayune, MS; son, Robert (Juanita) McLemore of Arp, TX; daughters, Renee (Bob) Swearingen of Springfield, MO, Dee Dee McLemore, Lisa McLemore, and Sylvia Lenoir all of Picayune, MS; special niece, Janet Patterson of Zachary, LA; 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Virgie (Millard) Dupont of Picayune, MS; brothers, Glennis Penton and Howell Penton, both of Picayune, MS; numerous nieces and nephews.

Obituary, driving directions, and register book can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com.

The family would like to thank Encompass Home Health and Hospice for the love and care given to James during his illness, especially his nurses, Becky, Amber, Michelle, Jamie, Payton, Margaret, and Amy; also his chaplain, Brother Jacob who was a source of comfort during this difficult time.