Jim Paul Person
Funeral services for Jim Paul Person, 74, of Jennings, will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Gary DarDar officiating.
A gathering of family and friends was held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home on Monday, June 2, 2014, from 2-9 p.m. Visitation resumed today, Tuesday, at 8 a.m. until the time of his funeral services at 2 p.m. Jim will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery.
Jim Paul was born in Westlake on May 14, 1940, to the late Emile Melville Person and the late Mary Pearl McMullen Person and was called to his Heavenly Father on June 1, 2014. Jim was dedicated and loyal to his family and friends. Jim was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his beloved family, his four sons, Mark (Mary) Person of Jennings, David (Yvonne) LaCombe of Willows, Calif., Jeff (Carly) Person of Jennings and Jon (Keisha) Person, also of Jennings; his daughter, Leisa LaCombe Hodges of Dallas, Texas; his three brothers, Rolley M. Person of Jennings, Noble (Genevieve) Person of Basile and J.W. (Alice) Person of DeRidder; and his sister, Jo Ann (Donald) Wood of DeRidder. Jim also leaves behind to cherish in his memory, 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Emile and Mary Person; his wife, Madeleine Person; his son, Joel Person; and sister-in-law, Della Person.
Carrying Jim to his eternal resting place will be Jed Person, Monty Person, Wade Person, Brad Person, Clint Person, Jason Wood and Steven Wood.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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