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Eddie Gene Douglas

Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Gene Douglas were held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the New Hebron Baptist Church. Mr. Douglas, 82, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at The Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Reverend Gene Douglas , Reverend Ken Boytte and Reverend Mike Grenn officiated. Interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Chad Douglas, Justin Douglas,Micah Myers, Dylan Douglas, Drew Walters and Jason Agerton. Honorary Bearer was Jerry Peak.
Eddie Gene Douglas was born on September 12, 1936, in Jefferson Davis County to Tom Douglas and Edith Jewel Harvey Douglas. He was an inspector for a battery manufacturing plant. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his first wife, Martha Nell Baylis Douglas; one granddaughter, Kaylin Reddock; five brothers, Garland Douglas, Garvin Douglas, Ellis Douglas, Charles Douglas and John Douglas, and three sisters, Jewel Dean Jenkin, Hilda Mae Bridges and Annie Laura Rampshur.
Mr. Douglas is survived by his wife, Charlotte Douglas of New Hebron; four sons, Rev. Gene Douglas (Brenda) of Laurel, James Douglas of New Hebron, Toby Douglas (Toni) of New Hebron and Archie Douglas (Shelly) of Brandon; one daughter, Becky Myers (Tim) of Durant; one step-son, Judge Tyson Prestwood (Susan) of Byram; one brother, Phillip Douglas of Hazlehurst; twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
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