Jean Arthur McPhail, 90, of Ridgeland, died on October 28, 2017. Services were held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Parkway Funeral Home (Ridgeland, MS). Born January 18, 1927 in Carthage, MS, she graduated from Carthage High School.

She and her husband, Joe, were married for 68 years until his death in 2014.  She was an active and devoted member of the Primitive Baptist Church before her sickness.

The friendships that evolved from her church family were always an important part of her life. She loved and cherished these friends, and she was equally loved by them.

Her warm and caring personality touched the lives of many. Jean is survived by her sister, Linda Beach; her two daughters - Terri Todd and Twana Crenshaw (Edwin); her four grandchildren - Corinne McNamara (Reeve), Barrot Lambdin (Heena), Bryan Todd and Yancey Todd; and her five great grandchildren.  

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe McPhail, her parents - Milton and Kitty Arthur; her brother - Douglas Arthur; and sisters - Pauline Golden, Katherine Wilcher and Barbara Olsen.