Friday, August 21, 2020

Willie Jimmie Roland

Graveside service for Willie Jimmie Roland will be held Saturday, August, 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. from New Bethel Cemetery in Neshoba County with Rev. Curt Pace officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Roland, 81, of Pearl, died Thursday, August 20, 2020, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.

A native of Scott County, MS, he lived in Morton, MS, in early years, and was a longtime resident of Hinds and Rankin counties. He loved to hunt and fish. He worked in engineering/hydraulics at Eaton, Inc. Mr. Roland was a member of Pearson Road Baptist Church in Pearl.

Survivors include two sons, Sean Roland of Jackson and Jimmy Roland (Lana) of Louisville; grandchildren, Cody Roland, Kristen Roland Fulce, Larry Roland, Jesse Roland; great-grandchildren, Logan Fulce and Hannah Beth Roland; brother, Tommy Roland of Pearl, MS; sisters, Virginia Garver of Brandon, MS, Thelma Williamson of Crystal Springs; sisters-in-law, Inez Smith of Ridgeland, Linda Thompson and Opal Roland, both of Brandon; numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

Mr. Roland was preceded in death by wife, Janie Roland; parents, William and Jennie Roland; brothers, Daniel Roland and Austin Roland; sister, Caroline Mohon.