James L. Malone (72) passed away Tuesday January 28,2020 in the NMMC Hospice Unit in Tupelo. He was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed gospel singing, dancing, fishing and sitting under the shade tree talking and telling jokes. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Vietnam Conflict. Services with military honors will be 11:00 am Friday with Bro. Chris McCord officiating. Burial will be in the McNeil Cemetery. James is survived by his wife; Paula Malone of Blue Springs, his daughters; Regina Malone of Houma,LA, Melissa DeHart (Ricky) of Theriot, La and Shelly Malone (Nicki) .of Blue Springs, his sons; James Faye of Pontotoc, Jeffery Faye and Ronnie Faye (Liz) both of Blue Springs, his sisters; Louise Sparks of Blue Springs, Sue Shackleford (Harvey) of Nettleton, Pansy Taylor (James) of New Albany and Joyce Smith of Blue Springs, 13 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren. James was preceded in death by his parents; Jim and Myrtle Malone, his sister; Jimmie Hutcheson. Pallbearers will be; Dillion Allemand,James and Ronnie Faye, Trey DuVall, Dave Henderson and Kenneth Richardson.Honorary will be; James Holmes, Wayne Holmes & Larry Campbell. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5 until 8 at the funeral home
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