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James Jim Franklin South Jr

James ( Jim ) Franklin South Jr. age 60 of Paducah went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday November 8, 2015 at 2:27 P.M. from Baptist Health of Paducah. 

Jim was a native of Dupo, IL. and was a member of the Southland Baptist Temple, where he served as an usher. He was also a pass member of the South Paducah Kwanias Club. Jim worked for the Credit Bureau Systems. Surviving is his wife of 23 years Wanda Traughber South of Paducah. One daughter, Meghan Nicole Kraft of Murray, KY. Two sons, James ( Jimmy ) Daniel Birdsong of Mayfield, KY and Andrew Lee Birdsong of Paris TN. Three sisters, Susan Van Alsburg and Jeannine Hickman both of Ohio and Thelma South of IL. Two brothers, Bob Hardy of IL. and Vincent South of MO.  Four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Franklin South Sr. and Geneva Maxine Green South, two brothers, David Bliss and Richard South.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday November 12, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. at the Keeling Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Franks and Rev. Topper Council officiating. Entombment will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. till 9:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

James ( Jim ) Franklin South Jr


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 my dear WANDA SUE I JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT YOUR DEAR HUSBAND THIS AM MY DEAR HOW VERY SAD KNOW THAT WE LOVE YOU SO VERY MUCH AND WILL BE PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU HE IS NOW AND FOR EVERY SHELTERED IN THE ARMS OF GOD PRAISE HIS NAME LOVE FROM ALL OF US MOM JUST FOUND OUT NONE OF US KNEW OR WE WOULD HAVE BEEN THERE GOD BLESS TENNESSEE MICHAEL AND ALL OF THE FAMLIY 

TENNESSEE MICHAEL Nov 12 2015 12:00 AM

 I have worked with Jim at Credit Bureau for the last 5 1/2 years and it was always a pleasure to get a good morning greeting from him when you went to the printer. I will miss that. So sorry. 

David Earles Nov 10 2015 12:00 AM

 Wanda, Jimmy and family....know Im praying for you all during this time. Everytime I would see Jim @ church, he always let me know he was praying for my own illness. You knew he was a Christian first and foremost. Love you all!! 

Todd Jones Nov 10 2015 12:00 AM

 Wanda, You are in my thoughts and prayers, Jim was a wonderful Christian man and a great friend and co- worker , Work will never be the same, if you need anything at all , please let me know. 

JULIE WHITTHORNE Nov 10 2015 12:00 AM