James Anthony Galloway
October 30, 1954 - May 6, 2022
James Anthony Galloway, age 67 and a resident of the Isabel community, died Friday morning May 6, 2022 at his home. He proudly served his country in both the United States Air Force and the United States Army while being stationed in Korea and Hawaii. Anthony was a former longtime resident of Pearl River, where he also proudly served his community as a Fireman and EMT. He then worked as a nurse’s aide at Riverside Medical Center and later in the home health field. During this time, Anthony was also a farmer and had many cows and other barnyard animals. He also loved gardening for vegetables, watermelons and peanuts and he enjoyed roasting the corn that he grew. Anthony had numerous fruit trees and vines on his property that he used to make delicious jellies, which he always shared with his family, friends and neighbors. He also liked to crochet blankets and quilts. Anthony loved listening to gospel music and attended Ben’s Ford Baptist Church and more recently attended Isabel Baptist Church.
Survived by: Daughter and Son in law: Amanda and Arthur Richardson of Isabel; Son and Daughter in law: James Dewaine Bennett and Jennifer Thames of Picayune, MS; Grandchildren: Emy Galloway, John Smith, Elizabeth Thames, Sierra Bennett, Austin Thames, Hayley Smith, Selena Bennett; Great-grandchild: Ja’Khel Davis; Sister and Brother in law: Peggy and Earnest Riley of Isabel; Also several nieces and nephews and other family members
He was preceded in death by his wife Florence Eloise Bennett Galloway, parents Stanley Galloway and Ina Mizell Galloway, brother Jack Galloway.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday May 9th from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Eric Catha and Rev. Harold Gaddy officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Mizell Cemetery.
The family wishes to express a sincere thank you to his caregivers Rhonda Norberg, Candice Duncan and Iris Hickman for their loving support and also to the staff of Community Care Hospice for their care during this difficult time.
Pallbearers: James Dewaine Bennett, James Riley, Tristan Riley, Nicholas Graphia, Austin Thames, Benjamin Sheridan
Honorary Pallbearers: Arthur Richardson, Earnest Riley, Austin Riley, John Smith, Timothy Bennett, Wayne Bush