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James "Polack" Williams

November 4, 1950 — November 5, 2015

PHEBA - James Prentiss "Polack" Williams, Jr. age 65, of Pheba, MS passed away on Thursday November 05, 2015 at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS.

Visitation will be held Saturday November 7, 2015 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Cedar Bluff Methodist Church in Cedar Bluff. A second visitation will be held Sunday November 8, 2015 from 11:00 AM until funeral services at 1:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, MS.

James was born in Yazoo City, MS November 4, 1950. He grew up in Ruleville, MS and graduated from Drew High School. He was a former farmer and Sunflower County equipment truck driver. James loved his horses and country music. He was preceded in death by his parents James Prentiss and Frances Jennings Williams.

James is survived by a host of cousins and many friends.

Pallbearers are Don Livingston, Eddie Strickland, Jackie Moody, Willie Free, Jonathan Vance, John Ferguson, Jimmy McKee, Bobby McKee, Chris McCarter, Bob Washington, Curtis McKee, Uncle John Watson, Ashley Hodges, Larry "Boll weevil" Harden, David Hodges, Jason Hatcher, Ian Miles, Brock Carter, Steve McKee, Josh McCaffrey, Tom Hodges, Tommy Ferguson, Wayne Ferguson, Tommy McCaffrey, Jimmy Haney, Billy Wooten, Jake Black and Josh Black.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at

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