Colonial Funeral Home

323 2nd Street, Columbia, MS


Jacob Claude "J. C." Tagert

July 21, 1945March 21, 2020

Jacob Claude “J. C.” Tagert, of Foxworth, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the age of 74. He was a lifelong resident of Marion County and a member of Life Church of God. J. C. enjoyed any activity outdoors and spent his time fishing, gardening, and traveling. His greatest enjoyment came from time spent with his granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Tagert; his parents, Frank and Lois Tagert; six brothers, Ralph Tagert, Jessie Tagert, Glen Tagert, Gayle Tagert, Dexter Tagert, and Earnest Tagert; and two sisters, Dora Graham and Linda Trott. J. C. is survived by his son, Jason Tagert and his wife, Kim; a granddaughter, Adalyn Tagert; two sisters, Joyce Patrick and Flora Rutland; a brother, Lonnie Tagert; and numerous nieces and nephews. The visitation and funeral service will be for immediate family only. The funeral service may be viewed via Facebook Live from the Colonial Funeral Home Facebook page on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 1:00pm. Burial will be at Mt. Sinai Church of God Cemetery.


  • Ralph Tagert, Father (deceased)
  • Lois Tagert, Mother (deceased)
  • Ralph Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Jessie Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Glen Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Gayle Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Dexter Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Earnest Tagert, Brother (deceased)
  • Dora Graham, Sister (deceased)
  • Linda Trott, Sister (deceased)
  • Diane Tagert, Wife (deceased)
  • Jason Tagert, Son
  • Kim Tagert, Daughter-in-law
  • Adalyn Tagert, Granddaughter
  • Joyce Patrick, Sister
  • Flora Rutland, Sister
  • Lonnie Tagert, Brother
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews


  • Funeral Service Monday, March 23, 2020


Jacob Claude "J. C." Tagert

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