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Geraldine (Givens) Gremillion

February 14, 1932 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 88)


Jeri Gremillion, age 88, of Pass Christian, passed away on May 16, 2020.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Gremillion; her parents, Wallace and Lela Givens; 2 sisters, Wallene Smith and Nell Ritchie; and a brother, Bob Givens.

Survivors include her children, Darrell (Kathleen) Gremillion, Atlanta, GA, Kenneth (Hong) Gremillion, Can Tho, Vietnam, and J.J. (Rick) Foley, Pass Christian, MS; a sister, Betty Jo Myers, Brandon, MS; her grandchildren, Elizabeth (Jared) Hegwood, Caroline (Aaron) Gumpenberger, Emily Foley, Tommy (Alexis) Foley, Will Foley, Amy (John) Bobinger, Anna (Tim) Ladner, Ashley Gremillion, Tom Gremillion, and James Gremillion; her great-grandchildren, Jackson and Dylan Hegwood, John-Daniel Bobinger, and Judah, Miles and Cameron Ladner; and other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Gremillion was a native of Jayess, MS and was a longtime resident of Pass Christian. She was a graduate of Baton Rouge High School and was a renowned local watercolor artist. She loved to write poetry, tell stories about growing up in rural Mississippi, play bridge, Scrabble, and spending time with her friends at lunch.

The family would like to thank all of the kind and caring staff, especially Angel Fox, at Bay Cove Memory Care Center for treating her like family over the past year of her life.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Harrison County Humane Society, 2615 Hwy 49, Gulfport, MS 39501.

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