Johnnie Paul McEachern

Johnnie Paul McEachern, of Picayune, MS passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at the age of 89. Mr. McEachern was a retired Chief in the U.S. Navy, and also retired from BP Oil. He was a resident of Picayune for 26 years, and a member of Roseland Park Baptist Church. He is survived by one son, Paul Michael McEachern (Tina) of Nashville, GA; five daughters, Jeanie Davis (Pat) of Belle Chasse, LA, Karen Rousselle (Danny) of Belle Chasse, LA, Karla Hess (Gary) of Belle Chasse, LA, Kathy Lee (Tim) of Swiftwater, PA, and Kim Halford (Jim) of Madison, MS; one sister, Bernice Shifl ett of Adel, GA; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents James Shofner McEachern, Sr., and Johnnie Parker McEachern; wife, Billie June “Rusty” McEachern; one grandchild; three brothers, James Shofner McEachern, Jr., Tydal Wade McEachern, and Page Floyd McEachern. Visitation was held Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Picayune Funeral Home. Funeral services followed at Picayune Funeral Home Chapel, where Rev. Tim Lee officiated. Burial was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories at

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