Eldon Murrie Greer

Published 8:01 pm Monday, May 13, 2019

Funeral services for Eldon Murrie Greer will be Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Brookhaven Funeral Home (894 Natchez Drive) in Brookhaven, Mississippi, at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in the Greer Cemetery in Ruth, Mississippi. Bro. Ray Bowlin will be officiating the services with Brookhaven Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Monday, May 13, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. and will continue at Brookhaven Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m.

Mr. Greer, 92, of Ruth, Mississippi, passed from this life on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi, with his loving family by his side. He was born on Aug. 16, 1926, in Walthall County, Mississippi, to Murrie and Allice Rushing Greer. He was a member of Calvary United Pentecostal Church; served his country in the US Army during World War II; was a factory worker that worked at the Fernwood Box Factory and Jacobson Lawnmower plant; was a life-long farmer; and enjoyed fishing and hunting, picking his guitar, spending time in the woods, and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great great-grandfather and friend.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; wife of 60 years, Dorothy Mildred Greer; son, Edwin Lee Greer; sisters, Bergnee Phillips and Gertrude Dunaway; and brothers, Lester Greer, Jessie Lee Greer and Clinton Greer.

Survivors are his wife of 14 years, Alma Lambert Greer; children, Lindeal Greer (Joyce) of Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, Lisa Greer of Brookhaven, Mississippi, and Douglas Entrican (Kim) of Bogalusa, Louisiana; sister, Remonia Greer Whittington; stepchildren, Rita Rutland, Sandra Rutland (Braxton), and Robyn Polk (Allen); grandchildren, Paul Greer (Kim), Robyn Greer Carberry (Joe), Brian Greer, Mike Greer (Susan), Steve Greer (Sarah), Randy Greer (Melissa), Erik Clark (Caitilin), Taylor Clark, and Megan Clark,; 24 great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren, Nicole Rutland, Tiffany Rutland, Devin Rutland, Kevin Rutland, Dale Rutland (Melanie), Pam Thrasher (Kenneth), Layle Ellis, Thomas Rutland (Crystal), Jason Lambert, Josh Lambert, Mike Polk, Keith Polk, Mary Beth, and Larry; 27 step-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers are Erik Clark, Taylor Clark, Steve Greer, Mike Greer, Randy Greer, Brian Greer, Aiden Greer, Keagan Greer and Paul Greer.

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