Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward MageeNews.com a small commission – at no extra cost to you. James Edward Cockrell, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away in his home June 29, 2022 at the age of 70. James was born on December 27, 1951 to James Kenneth and Mary Aileene Cockrell in Magee, MS. Throughout his life, James worked in different occupations including heavy machine operator, the oilfield industry, and Right of Way supervisor. James was active in his church, New Hope Baptist Church, of Mount Olive, MS. He served as an usher to the church and served on several committees. After retiring, James enjoyed spending time on his front porch with his five grandchildren and great grandson. He was married to his wife just 4 days shy of fifty-two years. The two were lovingly called MawMaw and PawPaw Crock by their most prized possessions.