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Jean Pierce Box
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1970
Greene County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 2011
Vinegar Bend
Washington County
Alabama, USA


October 27th, 1970 - April 15th, 2011

Jean Pierce Box, 40, a native of Leakesville, MS and resident of Vinegar Bend, AL died on Friday, April 15, 2011 at her residence. Jean was a member of Burbank First Pentecostal Church. Survivors include her husband Gregory Kimmon Box, daughters Taylor Seleste Box and Haley Box all of Vinegar Bend, AL, mother Patsy Pierce, brothers Nathan Pierce and Travis Pierce, sister Silsteen McArn all of Leakesville, MS. And other relatives and friends. A wake will be held Friday, April 22, 2011 from 59 PM at Burbank First Pentecostal Church. Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Burbank First Pentecostal Church. Interment will be in Burbank Cemetery.

5:00PM to 9:00PM on Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at Burbank First Pentecostal Church

In-state at 10:00AM, Service at 11:00AM at Burbank First Pentecostal Church on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Burbank Cemetery
Burbank, AL

By Russ Henderson, Press-Register
DEER PARK, Alabama Three people died and three others were critically injured in this rural Washington County community during Friday night's severe storms when a tornado lifted a double-wide mobile home several feet into the air and slammed it into an oak tree 100 yards away.

Those killed were Jean Box and two of her children, Sheldon, 14, and Hunter, 11. The survivors were Greg Box, Jean's husband, and the couple's eldest daughter, Taylor, 17. A friend of Taylor's who was staying at the house, Shelby, 17, also was critically injured.

All three remained in critical condition at University of South Alabama Medical Center on Saturday afternoon.

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - UPDATE: (Saturday, 12:52pm) Family members have identified those lost in Friday's deadly storms which hit Washington County. Jean Box and her two of her children, Sheldon, 14, and Hunter, 12, were killed.
The father, Greg Box, and 17 year-old Taylor were injured along with Taylor's 17 year-old friend who was visiting the home at the time of the storm.
Box, his wife and four children were inside their mobile home on Box Road in Deer Park when the storm hit.
Haley Box, Hunter's twin, was not injured during the storm. Authorities say she was not at home when the severe weather hit.
The National Weather Service says it happened around 8:15 p.m. Doppler Radar indicates a tornado was passing through that area at the same time.


Family links: 
  Albert Pierce (1944 - 1997)
  Gregory Sheldon Box (1997 - 2011)*
  Albert Kimmon Box (1998 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Burbank Cemetery
Washington County
Alabama, USA
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Record added: Apr 16, 2011
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