Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Opal Reed Gregory

Mrs. Opal Reed Gregory, 92, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2011, at Harmony Baptist Church in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Jerry Lundy and Rev. Wesley Stephens officiating. Interment will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Gregory was born March 31, 1919, to Ruff and Jenetter Ruff Reed. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, a member of the Eastern Star, and she worked as a machine operator for 21 years at Spartus Corporation.
Mrs. Gregory is survived by two daughters, Emily Holton and husband, Jesse Gene, of Madison, Mississippi, and Patty Myers and husband, Rick, of Brandon, Mississippi; two sons, Donny Gregory and wife, Pat, of Brandon, Mississippi, and Jimmy Gregory of Louisville, Mississippi; one sister, Olene Pickett of Louisville, Mississippi; twelve grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Fulton Gregory; parents, Ruff and Jenetter Ruff Reed; four sisters, and four brothers.
Pallbearers will be Craig Holton, Ken Holton, Jesse K. Holton, Shane Gregory, Barry Gregory, Glenn Gregory, Brooks Pettit, and Joshua Hoenid. Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at