The Love of my Life’, Billy Ainsworth Stringer 75, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, God took him home to heaven, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Jasper County Nursing Home in Bay Springs, Mississippi. He was born Saturday, March 18, 1944, in Smith County, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Bay Springs in Bay Springs, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Bay Springs and the Burial will follow in Bay Springs City Cemetery. Bro. Bo Burroughs will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Bay Springs is in charge of arrangements.

Billy was a member of Stringer Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and pawpaw. He will be loved and missed by his family. Billy will be remembered by his friends for his humor and wit. He owned S &S Machine and Hydraulics for many years and loved his employees.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill R. Stringer and Addie Odene Jackson, sister, Gloria Musgrove, grandparents, Velma and Claud, uncle, Jim Stringer, father-in-law, Woodrow Parker.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elaine Stringer, son, Lee Stringer (Lacie), daughter, Lisa Stringer, grandson, Lane Bankston, mother-in-law, Onita Parker, brothers, Chris Jackson (Lynn), Tim Stringer, sisters, Kathy Warren (Scott), Kandy Stringer, special nieces and nephews.

“Will always be loved, Rest in peace.”

Pallbearers will be Cooper Bankston, Lane Bankston, Neil Simpson, Kevin Stringer, Robert Pugh and Ricky Cook.

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