Roosevelt “Bubba” Jeffries
Roosevelt “Bubba” Jeffries, 89, of Holly Springs, died May 16, 2017, at his home. A retired farmer, he was a member of Wilkins Chapel CME Church in Waterford.
Visitation will be May 26 from 2-7 p.m. and with family from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and on May 27 from 10-10:55 a.m. at the church.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on May 17 at New Dimension Salt and Light Ministries with burial in the Wilkins Chapel CME Church Cemetery. Rev. Willie Jeffries will officate. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Ethel Lee Pryor Jeffries of Aurora, Ill., nine sons, Len Jeffries of Jackson, Tenn., Ellis T. Jeffries of Millidgeville, Ga., Ernest T. Jeffries, Robert Jeffries, Wendell Jeffries, Harold Jeffries, all of Aurora, Albert Jeffries Sr. of Ridgeland, Thomas Wilkins, Robert Wilkins, both of Holly Springs; 11 daughters, Ethel Brown of Campbellville, Ky., Essie Jeffries, Thelma Jeffries, Carol Jeffries, all of Aurora, Roberta Harden of Statham, Ga., Juanita Jeffries-Jackson of Atlanta, Ga., Lenora Smith of Byhalia, Brenda Faulkner of Red Banks, Jo Allen Hale of Mt. Pleasant, Debra Braddock, Sharon Braddock, both of Holly Springs; 51 grandchildren, 109 great-grandchildren and 38 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a special friend, Dorothy Sims; and five children, Corrine Conway, LeHirine Jeffries, Talbert Wilkins, Karry Wilkins, and Sandra Wilkins.