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William "Bill" Bullock, NHA
Healthcare Experience: 20+ years
Joined JNH: 2013
Education: Bachelor of Science-Exercise Physiology-University of Southern Mississippi; Master of Education-Auburn University; Master of Business Administration-Troy University
" I've long had passion and ability to assess care needs and coordinate services that address such needs. JNH allows me to work as part of a team that shares the same passion, ability and experiences."

Jerone Lacking, NHA
Madison Inn
Healthcare experience: 25 years
Joined JNH: 2016
Education: Mary Holmes Community College, Jackson State and Mississippi College
"Muhammad Ali once said, ‘Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.’  It is both a privilege and an honor to work at a place that allows you to touch the lives of so many residents while also having your life touched in return.”"

Taisha Travis, RN
Healthcare experience: 19-plus years
Joined JNH: 2013
Education: Hinds Community College, Mississippi College and MUW
Registered Nurse

"What I like about working in Jaquith Nursing Home, we transform lives through our commitment to core values. The voice of our residents and their families always comes first. I believe that relationships matter. We have to build strong relationships with our residents and their families."

Chandra Gayden, RN
Nurse Administrator
Healthcare experience: 27 years
Joined JNH: 2000
Education: Associate Degree in Nursing – Hinds Community College
Registered Nurse

"My philosophy is 'treat people the way you want to be treated, with dignity and respect.' If we can do this, everything else falls into place. At JNH, it is a privilege and an honor to provide care to our 'Greatest Generation.' I am married to a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, and we have a daughter who attends the University of Southern Mississippi."

Tunya Shirley, NHA
Jaquith Inn
Healthcare experience: 17 years
Joined JNH: 2015
Education: Alcorn State University

"I graduated from Alcorn State University with a degree in political science. I chose a career in the healthcare field because I enjoy helping others and giving back to the community."

Holly Haralson , CTRS
Director of Recreational Services
Healthcare Experience: 10+ years
Joined JNH: 2007
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Park and Recreation Management: Emphasis Therapeutic Recreation - University of Mississippi
"I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy, I woke and I saw that life is
all service. I served and I saw that service is joy." ~ Mother Theresa

Rena Rideout, LCSW, LCMHT
Clinical Social Work Supervisor
Healthcare Experience: 30+ years
Joined JNH: 1985
Bachelor of Social Work - Jackson State University ; Master of Social Work - University of Southern Mississippi
"I practice "The Golden Rule" when I am interacting with the residents, families, and staff at Jaquith Nursing Home.  "I've learned that people will forget what you said, People will forget what you did, But people will never forget how you made them feel." (Source unknown)

Doril Sanders, NHA Adams Inn
Healthcare Experience: 26+ years
Joined JNH: 1998
Education: Bachelor of Science -Mississippi State University -
Master of Health Science in Healthcare Administration - Mississippi College.
" The motivation for working in our nursing home environment is getting to know the people- the resident we care for, their loved ones and our staff who provide the many services. Life is never dull here. That is the great reward of working here."

Sherelda Jones, MBA, AIT
Jefferson Inn
Healthcare experience: 16 years
Joined JNH: 2016
Education: Alcorn State University and Belhaven University

"Working at Jaquith Nursing Home is rewarding on many levels. I enjoy spending time with the residents, our talks, playing games, etc. Working with staff and caring for the residents is my honor and privilege."

R. Lee Varner, NHA, Monroe Inn; Administrator, Whitfield Medical Surgical Hospital
Healthcare Experience: 12+ years
Joined JNH: 2005
Education: Bachelor of Science - Business Administration - University of Southern Mississippi

"I get the greatest pleasure from witnessing residents and staff interacting like family."


Jaquith Nursing Home
P.O. Box 207
Whitfield, MS 39193
601-351-8015 (phone)
601-351-8243 (fax)

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