WEST POINT — James R. “Jim” Jolly, 41, died April 21, 2014, at his residence. Memorial services are Monday at 6 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Bryan officiating. Visitation is one hour prior at the funeral home. Mr. Jolly was born Aug. 24, 1972, in West Point to the late James Edward and Adron Lou Hollingsworth Jolly. He was a 2009 graduate of Texas A&M’s master naturalist program. He was formerly employed as an outdoors writer for Lake Cities Sun Newspaper and was the founder and managing editor of Splash Magazine. He was the original founder and vice president of North Texas Whitetails Unlimited and served on the board for the National Foundation for the Treatment of Pain. He is survived by his daughter, Jaiden Hope Jolly of Denton County, Texas; and brother, Jeff Jolly of West Point. Memorials may be made to Passionate Pursuit Ministries, 7650 Old Highway 10, West Point, MS 39773.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on April 27, 2014
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