James A. Fitts, Sr.

Published 10:45 am Tuesday, January 23, 2018

James A. Fitts, Sr., 69, of Olive Branch, Miss., passed away on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven, Miss.  He was born on Aug. 9, 1948 in Sardis, Miss., to Alyce Brasher and John Arthur Fitts.

A member of Peach Creek Baptist Church, he was an Eagle Scout, a drywall finisher and proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Mr. Fitts is survived by one son, James Alan Fitts, Jr. (Christy) of Pleasant Grove and one grandson James Alan “A.J.” Fitts, III.

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He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, DeDe Fitts.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 at Peach Creek Baptist Church.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Peach Creek Cemetery.

Ray-Nowell Funeral Home – Sardis Chapel has charge of arrangements.