Friday, April 9, 2010

John Henry Gully

Mr. John Henry Gully, 75, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, on Thursday, April 9, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, April 11th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Interment will be in Ellison Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Gully was born April 26, 1934, in Winston County, MS. He was a retired dairy farmer and worked pipeline for H. C. Price Co. He served on the Winston County Board of Supervisors for 5 years, and on the Community Counseling Foundation Board for 18 years. He was an Army veteran and a member of East Louisville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ludie Fulton and John Henry Gully, Sr., and a brother, Jimmy Gully. He is survived by his wife of 55years, Patricia Eaves Gully; a daughter, DeAnna (Keith) Stanley of Louisville; a son, John Mark (Alice) Gully of Louisville; a sister, Jannye Perkins of Brandon, MS; two brothers, Charles Gully of Louisville, and J. W. Gully of College Station, TX; two grandchildren, Jon Corey Gully and Colby Keith Stanley; six step-grandchildren, and ten step great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital or French Camp Academy.