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Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home
Sunday March 21st, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home
Monday March 22nd, 2021
11:00am

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Jimmy Callihan

James Frederic (Jim) Callihan passed away on March 18, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family. Born January 22, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee to Fred and Dorothy Callihan of Blytheville, Arkansas. He attended the Blytheville High School and graduated in 1957. He graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 1968. He joined the Army in June of 1958, serving in the 82nd Air Borne Division. He was discharged from the Army in June of 1961. He was recalled to active duty in June of 1962 during the Cuban Crisis and was discharged again in 1964. On March 17, 1966, he married Joyce Kaye Cain at the First Christian Church in Caruthersville, MO. He was an employee for many years at Physicians and Surgeons Clinic as a Laboratory and X-ray Technician. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Callihan of Amory, two daughters; Kelley Duncan of Amory and Brooke Jernigan (Lon) of Saltillo; one son John Callihan (Kevi) of Amory; four grandchildren; Jared Callihan, Karrigan Callihan, and Brody Duncan of Amory and Avery Jernigan of Saltillo. He is also survived by his sister, Susan Walker and her son Jonathan Walker of Bebee, AR; one brother-in-law, Quentin Cain of Marble Hill, MO; special family Sharon Boyd and her daughters Traci, Shelly, and Susan, along with their families of Mountain Home, AR. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Abbie-Cain Callihan; his parents, Fred and Dorothy Callihan; his father in-law and mother in-law, Henry and Olene Cain, along with his sister in-law, Marilyn Cain Hearn and her husband George Hearn. He is also preceded in death by his special friends Doug, Leon, and Jewel Boyd. Visitation is on Sunday March 21, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Clevland Moffett Funeral Home in Amory, MS. The funeral will be on Monday March 22, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Cleveland Moffett Funeral Home in Amory, MS with Brother Don McCain officiating; the burial will be later that afternoon at Maple Cemetery at 4:00 in Caruthersville, MO. Honorary Pallbearers are Tim Grubbs, Ray Grubbs, Donald Steed, Brad Tate, Charles Sisson, Jody Cromwell, Bobby Harper, Bobby Gosa, John Wilson, Byron Riddle, Patrick Shook, Patti Shook, Debbie Myatt, Jan Palmer, Doug Blaylock, Steve Hunt, Adrian Mitchell, Austin Mitchell, Richard Aldridge, Mike Evans, Bobby Jarrell, Mark Parham, Mike Mitchell, Marvin and Gail Wade, Lisa Gentry, Patti Boozer, and Keith Parham.

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So sorry to learn of Jim's passing. We were boyhood friends in Blytheville and had some great times together Jim Buffington, Aberdeen

Jim Buffington Apr 7 2021 7:21 AM

Joyce and Family: We are saddened to hear of your great loss. Prayers for comfort and peace in the days ahead. Charles & Anita Cain

Charles and Anita Cain Mar 22 2021 9:30 PM

Always enjoyed visits to P&S clinic and lunch with Jimmy. Sure he will be missed.

Larry Singley Mar 22 2021 2:26 PM

I am so very sorry i didnt know until today my prayers an my love for you all may God be with you today tomorrow an days to come again so very sorry

Karen Wallls Mar 22 2021 1:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Callihan

Amy Payne Mar 22 2021 9:12 AM

Had a lot of fun times hunting, reloading and shooting skeet with Jimmy. I always had fun working on Jimmy's computer, he would keep me laughing the entire time. Praying for Joyce and all the family during this difficult time.

James A Holland, Jr. Mar 21 2021 11:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Callihan

James A Holland, Jr. Mar 21 2021 11:25 PM

Im so thankful I was blessed to have met Mr. Callihan and your beautiful family. You all became very dear to me. I pray fervently that your wonderful memories of him be a blessing to you always, as they will be for me... Love, Karla

Karla Powell Mar 21 2021 9:12 PM

Prayers for Joyce and all the family

Darlene Gosa Moffat Mar 21 2021 7:41 PM

Prayers for Joyce and the family during this time and the days ahead.

Janice Pickle Mar 21 2021 5:31 PM

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