Southaven, MS -
James Jasper Turnage, 64, was born October 16, 1952 in West Point, MS and passed away April 6, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. Jasper enjoyed playing pool, poker, and watching sports. He is survived by two brothers, Danny O. Williams and his wife, Melinda and Dewayne Williams; two nieces, Dacia Williams Collins and Dalinda Williams Wade and her husband, Justin; four nephews, Destin Williams and his wife, Liz, Corbin Williams, Travis Williams, and Michael Hyghlander; seven great-nieces; and four great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Martha Jo Williams. A memorial service will be held at 12-noon, Saturday, May 13th at New Hope Church of God in the Thorn Community, near Houston, MS.