Funeral services for Earnest "Gene" Tackett 74, Quitman are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 27, 2014 Lowe Funeral Home Chapel of the Chimes, Quitman with Rev. Perry Crisp officiating. Burial will follow in Lake Fork Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 P.M. Friday evening September 26th at Lowe Funeral Home Quitman.
Gene was born September 21, 1940 in Moorehead, MS. to Doyle and Allie Sue Mulvihill Tackett. He passed away at his residence in Quitman September 25,2014. Gene was a salesman in Auto Sales and served his country in the United States Air Force. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Doyle Edward Tackett. Gene is survived by his wife Deirdra Tackett, Quitman; 1 son, Mike Tackett, Austin; 1 niece, Annette Kelley, and her son Christopher Kelley, Mesquite; 1 sister, Jeannette Meadows, Lucdale, MS; 4 Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.