Harriet Emily Purser Greer

Published 11:30 am Friday, January 20, 2017

Graveside services for Harriet Emily Purser Greer, of McComb, are Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Hollywood Cemetery. Dr. Ken Kirk will officiate the services. Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Greer, 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at Country Brook Living Center in Brookhaven. She was born Dec. 19, 1923, in McComb, to George Theodore and Rita Conn Davis. She was a member of North McComb Baptist Church. She was a retired beautician and enjoyed helping with the Girls Scouts, fishing and most of all, spending time with her family. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Luther Lee Greer; daughter, Nancy Cain Whittington Richardson; son, Frank Robert Whittington; and brother, Robert “Buster” Purser.

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Survivors are her daughter, Millie Greer Owens, of Brookhaven; grandchildren, Gina Greer Jones and husband Greg, of Brandon, Jennifer Greer Thornton and husband Stan, of Fairhope, Alabama, Kim Porche’ Sillyman and husband Randy, of Johnson City, Tennessee, Brandi Whittington Hill and husband Tracey, of Tylertown, and Clarissa Whittington, of Denham Springs, Louisiana; great-grandchildren, Lauren Emily Habig, Douglas Habig Jr., Anna Katharine Thornton, Grant Thornton, Savanah Lape, Gabriel Sillyman, Morgan Jade Hill, Sydne Hill and Payton Robert Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers are Douglas Habig Jr., Grant Thornton, Gregory B. Jones and Stan Thornton.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the staffs of Camellia Estates Assisted Living Facility and Country Brook Living Center.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to North McComb Baptist Church.

To share condolences visit www.catchingsfuneralhome.com.