Jimmy Dale Gholar

02/15/1955 - 09/29/2021


Obituary For Jimmy Dale Gholar

Deacon Jimmy Dale Gholar, 66, died Wednesday September 29, 2021 at Asbury Hospice in Hattiesburg, MS. Services for Deacon Gholar were held Thursday October 7, 2021 at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Silver Creek, with Pastor Michael Smith officiating. Interment was in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of all arrangements.

Deacon Gholar was the sixth child born to the late Deacon Alcee and Sister Edna Ree Gholar in Silver Creek. Deacon Gholar was baptized at Shady Grove M. B. Church at an early age and remained a faithful member until his health prevented him from participating as usual. Deacon Gholar served his God and church as Chairman of the Deacon Board, Sunday School Superintendent and Teacher, Chief Usher, Choir Adviser, Mission Adviser, Praise Team Adviser, Chairman of the Trustee Board and a member of the Brotherhood.

Deacon Gholar graduated from Prentiss High in 1973, and began his work career at Kopper’s Inc, with various occupations that included sawmill worker, Allen King Construction Company, Georgia Pacific Paper Mill, and Gholar Construction Company, which he was most proud of.

Deacon Gholar always maintained a positive attitude and kept a smile on his face. Deacon Gholar was a hard worker that loved his family and church. Deacon Gholar was preceded in death by his parents, Deacon Alcee and Sister Edna Ree Gholar, brothers Alcee Gholar Jr., Larry Gholar and Thomas Barnes.

Deacon Gholar’s survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Sarah Gholar, sons; Broderick (La’Wanda) Gholar, Jimmy L. (ReKesha) Gholar, both of Jackson, daughters: Erica Gholar of Richland, and Whitney Yarbourgh of Tylertown, six (6) grandchildren, two (2) great grandchildren, six (6) brothers and two (2) sisters, and host of other relatives.

Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Dale Gholar will be Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Shady Grove M. B. Church, Sliver Creek, beginning at 1pm. Mask are required and temperatures will be taken.

Visitation services for Mr. Jimmy Dale Gholar will be Wednesday October 6, 2021 at Laird Mortuary Chapel, from 1pm-6pm with the Family Hour from7pm-8pm.

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  • 10/07/2021

    To the Gholar and Barnes families you have our deepest sympathy and we are praying for healing. We love y'all. Mr & Ms Archie Thompson Sr

  • 10/06/2021

    Praying that God will wrap his loving arms around the Gholar family and friends and comfort all of you during this time.

  • 10/06/2021

    I want to extend my deepest sympathies to our wonderful family. I pray that God will comfort us during this difficult time. This is a great loss. May God bless Jimmy Dale with eternal peace. Annette Hathorn & Family | Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

  • 10/06/2021

    Prayers for Bro. Gholar's family and friends. May the Lord comfort and keep you. 🙏🏾

  • 10/05/2021

    We will continue to lift the family in prayer. Andrew and Mae Weathersby

  • 10/04/2021

    May God comfort Jimmies family in their time of grief. You have our sincere condolences and prayers. The Wallace family

  • 10/04/2021

    Praying God touch with his finger of love, & hand of comfort! 🙏🏽💕🙏🏽

  • 10/03/2021

    Sending prayers to the family may God continue to give you'll strength.

  • 10/03/2021

    May God continue to wrap his arms around you and your family!

  • 10/03/2021

    Praying for you and your family.

  • 10/03/2021

    I will continue to be in prayer for you all! May God give you comfort and peace.

  • 10/01/2021

    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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