Mary Louise Sheller Jemerson

Published 9:54 am Friday, February 5, 2016

Mary Louise Sheller Jemerson died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at her home in Vicksburg. She was 85.  Mrs. Jemerson was born in Vicksburg and worked in retail sales at various department stores for many years, including J.C. Penney, Kennington’s, and retired from McRae’s. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Mrs. Jemerson is survived by her husband, T.J. Jemerson; two daughters, Toni Koestler (Danny) of Vicksburg and Brenda Jones (Dr. Bill Jones) of Greenwood; four grandchildren, Warren Jones (Carley), Bret Jones (Ashley), Christopher Jones (Katie) and Raegan Jones; four great-grandchildren, Grayson Jones, Kaylee Jones, Reece Jones, and Brooklyn Jones; and a sister, Joyce Wright and family.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Riles Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Burch, former pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, and Rev. Charlie Harris, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the hour of service. A family interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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Pallbearers will be Warren Jones, Bret Jones, Chris Jones, Jimmy Giles, T.C. Alexander, and Bert Turcotte.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 3365 Porter’s Chapel Rd., Vicksburg, MS  39180 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.