James R "Jimmy" Serio
Obituary for James R "Jimmy" Serio
James Roy “Jimmy” Serio, 60, passed away Sunday evening, Jan. 7, 2018, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Greenwood Funeral Home chapel with interment in Odd Fellows East Cemetery. Benny Rigby will officiate.
Jimmy was a native and lifelong resident of Greenwood. He was a retired dispatcher with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D, with 26 years of service. He had also served 26 years in the U.S. Army Reserve 173rd
Quartermaster Corps and was a veteran of Desert Storm. He had more recently worked for Helena Chemical Company. Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman who loved to deer hunt. He attended Calvary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Tullos Serio, daughter Brittney Serio Sims(Landon), sisters Mary Sue Serio and Linda Adell Osbourne and a brother Johnny Serio Jr.(Vivian) all of Greenwood; niece Lindsey Serio of Greenwood and niece Haley Leggett Guntharp, nephew Trey Leggett and great-nephew Grayden Guntharp, all of New Alabany.
Pallbearers will be Arch Howell, Larry Taylor, John Walker Brooks, Jimmy Sandling, John David Teal, Barry McDonald, Lynn Hales and J.B. McDonald. Honorary pallbearers will be Stick Young, Tommy Pannell, Willie Branch, Ken Dubard, John Sheffield, Abel Ezell, Lynn Haley, Shane Huff and James Glen.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight at Greenwood Funeral Home.
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