John Cornell Gary

Funeral services for John Cornell Gary, age 87, of Greenville will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 12 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.  He died Monday, January 9 at Delta Regional Medical Center.  Burial will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Inverness.  Services are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. Mr. Gary was born in Olney, Texas.  He was a resident of Greenville since 1942 and drove a taxi for over 40 years.  He was a member of Family Worship Center Church of God in Greenville. Mr. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, John Willie Gary and Sally Ida Downing Gary; his wife, Dorothy Davis Gary; 3 daughters, Diane Shaw, Shirley McDaniel, and Barbara Jean Heist; 4 sisters, Maudine Gary, Pauline Gary Cole, Willie Bell Burcham, Dollie Tatum; and 2 brothers, Jodie R. Gary and Claudy R. Gary. Survivors include 3 daughters, Peggy Schlottman (Ronnie) of Center Point, TX, Carolyn J. Harvey (Carl) of Rushville, IN, and Barbara Nance (Bill) of Maricopa, AZ; 1 son, Mike Jacobs of Greenville; 1 sister, Thelma Wolfe of Terra Alta, West Virginia; 2 brothers, Melvin Gary (Jean) or Greenville and William T. Gary of Pioneer, LA; 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be one hour before the service, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 12 at Boone Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Family Worship Center Church of God.