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Dee Thomas Vallandingham Jr.

December 17, 1924 February 25, 2019
Dee Thomas Vallandingham Jr.
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Obituary for Dee Thomas Vallandingham Jr.

Dee Thomas Vallandingham Jr., age 94 of Vancleave, MS, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 in Pascagoula, MS. Dee was born on December 17, 1924 in Cedar Grove, LA to the late Ruth Esther and Dee T. Vallandingham Sr. Dee was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church, where he was ordained as a Baptist Minister, served as the Senior Adult Sunday School Teacher, and served as a deacon for many years. He was a volunteer missionary to the Western Indians for several years and was currently volunteering at Mercy House in Hurley, MS. Dee was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served his country during World War II. He was a hard worker his entire life and worked as a logger out west prior to his career at Ingalls Shipbuilding as a Main Engine Supervisor.
In addition to his parents, Dee was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky Holder; son-in-law, Richard Auger; two grandsons, Mike Holder and Kaleb Vallandingham; brothers, Clinton and James Vallandingham; and sister, Eulene Richardson.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 66 years, Jane Vallandingham; daughter, Nancy Auger; son, Jimmy (Angelia) Vallandingham; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; along with nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.
The visitation for Dee will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church in Vancleave, MS. The funeral service will follow at the church beginning at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Chase Elkins and Danny Pierce officiating. Interment will be held in the church cemetery.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Saturday

2

Mar

9:30 AM 3/2/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Magnolia Baptist Church

2400 Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565
Vancleave, MS 39565

Magnolia Baptist Church
2400 Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565 Vancleave 39565 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

2

Mar

11:00 AM 3/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
Magnolia Baptist Church

2400 Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565
Vancleave, MS 39565

Magnolia Baptist Church
2400 Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565 Vancleave 39565 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565

Magnolia Baptist Church Road Vancleave MS, 39565
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