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109 S. Monroe St.
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Phone: 662-628-5177
Fax: 662-628-4977
Helen Lackey

Helen Lackey (James)

Sunday, September 28th, 1930 - Saturday, March 28th, 2020
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Helen Rose James Lackey died on March 28, 2020, at The Arbor in Ridgeland, MS. She was 89.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:00am at Calhoun City Cemetery. Pryor Funeral Home of Calhoun City is in charge of arrangements.
She was born September 28, 1930, the daughter of Henry Isaac James, Sr. and Leola Rosamond James of Gore Springs. After graduating from Gore Springs High School, she earned a music degree from Delta State Teachers College. An avid tennis player, she taught tennis at Camp Kittiwake in the summers. She also played intramural basketball at Delta State.
She taught music at Bolton, Edwards, Biloxi, Gulfport, and Calhoun City public schools. She was church pianist for First Baptist Church in Calhoun City for many years, and she was involved with children’s choir and adult choir. She also taught private piano lessons. She took great delight in knowing that many of her students use their talents in church music today. Later in life, she worked part-time at the Calhoun City Public Library, where she enjoyed seeing her friends and working with the students in the Summer Reading Program. At home, she enjoyed working in her yard.
She married the love of her life, Henry Lafayette Lackey of Calhoun City, on September 14, 1958.
She is survived by her son, James Kevin Lackey of Ridgeland, MS, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Henry Isaac James, Jr. and Jimmie Leon James; and one sister, Charlotte Naomi James.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to First Baptist Church Calhoun City, the Calhoun City Public Library, or the charity of your choice.
Expressions of sympathy can be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com

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Janice Vaughn

Posted at 04:06pm
Kevin, I was so very sorry to hear of the passing of you dear Mother. She and I worked for several years together at the Calhoun City Library, and I loved her dearly. She was so quiet, but if you looked closely, you could see the hint of mischief in her eyes. I loved to make her laugh even when she tried her best to not to. She will be truly missed.
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Claiborne McDonald

Posted at 08:12am
Please accept my condolences on the death of your Mother. My prayers are with you.
Buddy McDonald
Circuit Judge 15th District
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J. D. Long

Posted at 09:34pm
Kevin, so sorry to here about Your mother.Will be praying for you and may the Lord comfort you through this time. J. D. Long
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Linda Knight

Posted at 07:25pm
Kevin, I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult season. Praying for peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead.

Linda Knight
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Judge Tomie Green

Posted at 06:49pm
In memory of Helen Lackey , Judge Henry Lackey and their son Kevin Lackey... our prayers are with you. Blessings,
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