Jimmy Carroll Burroughs, 81, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, at his residence. He was born on January 24, 1938, in Lee County to Irene (Harlow) Burroughs and Newman Burroughs. He was a life long resident of Nettleton, a great father and husband, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Nettleton. He had the honor of driving a truck for Stevie Shackelford in his last days. He enjoyed old cars and especially being with his family. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Vera Yvonne Burroughs; two sons, Ricky David Burroughs of Nettleton, and Mark Carroll Burroughs (Angie) of Nettleton; one sister in law, Joanne Burroughs of Nettleton; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren (and one on the way) and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Billie Burroughs, and Junior Burroughs.
Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Nettleton and Thursday from 10 A.M. until service time. Services will be 11 A.M. Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Nettleton, with Bro. Don Sparks and Bro. Justin Myers officiating. Burial will be at Liberty Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Ricky Dill, Stevie Shackelford, Ronnie Burroughs, Phillip Hall, Tommy Christopher, and Corey Chunn. Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Young, Clinton McCormick, Paul Smith, Mark Kyle, and Phil Jolly.