John F. “Jack” Maugh

Funeral services for John F. “Jack” Maugh, 86, of Leland will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 22, 2012 at First Baptist Church, Leland.  He died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.  Burial will be in Leland-Stoneville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland. Jack moved to Leland in 1938 with his parents, Frank and Alice Maugh, and his younger brother Robert when Mr. Maugh accepted a contract to build the U.S. Post Office in Leland, which is still in use today.  After serving in the Navy during World War II, Jack married Reba Livingston.  He attended University of Mississippi, receiving a degree from the School of Engineering in 1950.  The couple settled in Leland where they spent most of the 57 years of their marriage.  Jack was baptized at the First Baptist Church of Leland as a young boy and remained a member of that church for over 72 years.  The educational building of the church was built by F. H. Maugh Construction Company. with Jack serving as a foreman. He was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Livingston Maugh in 2005. He is survived by 2 daughters, Cheryl M. Jacks (Charles) of Petal, MS and Jennifer M. Garrett of Leland; a brother, Robert L. Maugh (Virginia) of Richton, MS; 2 grandchildren, Emily Jacks Holley (Michael) of Petal, MS and Jason Daniel Jacks of Petal, MS; and 3 great grandchildren, Rachel, Zach, and Jacob Holley. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Friday, June 22, 2012 at First Baptist Church, Leland.  Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Leland, American Diabetes Foundation or American Kidney Foundation.