Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Narvelle Gregory

Mrs. Narvelle Roberts Gregory, 92, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Louisville Healthcare in Louisville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 17th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jerry Lundy and Rev. Eugene Duran officiating. Interment will be in Vernon Assembly of God Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gregory was born April 26, 1925 in Noxapater, MS. She had a long and varied career, having worked as a fire spotter for the U.S. Forestry Service, a machine operator for Spartus, and an aide at Louisville Healthcare. Narvelle loved flowers and trees, and working and raking leaves in her yard. Her family said she was “a lover of trees and a hater of leaves”! Narvelle loved to claim that she lived at Claytown, MS. She was of the Assembly of God faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Gregory, Jr.; one son, Gerald Gregory; and her parents, Vida Stokes Roberts and Ernest Roberts.

She is survived by her daughter, Jimmy (Tony) Thompson of Louisville; one son, Doug (Sandy) Gregory of Hernando, MS; 5 grandchildren, Jana Powers, Jessie Gregory, Johnnie Gregory, Michael Gregory, and Ragan Coggins; and 5 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 556, Louisville, MS 39339, or The Salvation Army.