James R. Mallory Jr. 1973-2019

MADISON, Tenn. — James “Jimmy” Ray Mallory Jr., 45, of 323 Forest Road, Madison, Tenn., departed this life at 3:35 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019, at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He was born Aug. 1, 1973, in Warren, the son of James Ray and Vera A. Shepherd Mallory Sr., residing in Madison for 10 years.

Mr. Mallory was employed with Centennial Medical Center for 10 years as a surgical engineer and enjoyed boxing, wrestling and watching movies.

He attended York Avenue Church of God. He was a 1991 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, receiving a certificate in Occupational Work Experience.

He leaves to mourn his parents, Ms. Vera A. Shepherd Mallory of Warren and James R. (Patricia) Mallory Sr. of Columbus; two brothers, Olin (Natalie) Mallory of Youngstown and Charles (Mellisa) Smith of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Stephanie Lynn (Jeff) Leggett of Youngstown and Mrs. LaTreechia R. (Tommy) Harris of Columbus; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held noon Friday, July 19, 2019, at the York Avenue Church of God, where calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to noon, one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at 2855 Beal St. NW, the home of his aunt, Christine Calloway.

Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.

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