Melvin Zackery Majors, 74, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008.
Services were held Tuesday, March 25 from St. James Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Elvis Colenberg officiating. Interment was in the Hazlehurst City Cemetery with House of Peoples Funeral Home in charge.
He was born in Hazlehurst on March 13, 1934, to Zack Majors Sr. and Virgia Mae Buie. He joined St. James Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. He graduated from Parrish High School in the class of 1958. After graduating he worked at Desoti MPI in Jackson and later he worked for Copiah Human Services until retirement.
Survivors include: his wife, Julia Mae Majors; step-daughters, Mary Ann Thompson and Joyce Ann Thompson of Barberton, OH; sister, Sallie Swan of Hazlehurst; and step-grandchildren.