Services for Mr. James William "Jim" Applewhite were held Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. from Poplar Springs Baptist Church at French Camp.

The Rev. John Stephens officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Applewhite, 67, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson.

He worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in forestry. Mr. Applewhite was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Ezra Applewhite and Jeanette Montegue Applewhite.

Survivors include sons, James W. Applewhite II of Madison, John Mitchell Applewhite of Richland and Steve Applewhite of Columbia, S.C.; sisters, Grace Willing of Richland, Jean Jones of Pensacola, Fla., Janie Burns of Greenville and Katherine Applewhite of Winona; brothers, John Applewhite of Florence and Harris Applewhite of Newton; and two grandchildren.