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Tupelo BancorpSouth COO Jim Kelley Set To Retire

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BancorpSouth President and COO Jim Kelley

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Changes in the leadership at Tupelo-based BancorpSouth continue.

Jim Kelley, the bank’s president and chief operating officer, is retiring August 15 after 14 years in the position.

64-year-old Kelley came to BancorpSouth when it merged with Arkansas-based First United Bancshares in 1990.

The announcement comes on the heels of the retirement of chairman Aubrey Patterson when the bank’s board meets April 23.