In memory of
Donald B. Avery Sr.
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In memory of
Donald B. Avery Sr.
Donald B. Avery Sr., 96, of Pascagoula, MS, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Donald was born on December 4, 1923, and he was one of 10 children born to the late Beland B. and Georgia Cora Avery in South Georgia. Mr. Avery was a member of Arlington Baptist Church. A devout Christian, he spent his life serving God and telling everyone the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He was employed at Ingalls shipbuilding as a welder instructor for over 30 years and enjoyed a lengthy retirement. Mr. Avery left a rich legacy as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He exemplified love for Christ, love for his family, and love for his neighbor. His life served as a great Christian example to all. Donald got to spend 68 amazing years with his beautiful wife, Evelyn Avery, and his family finds comfort in knowing that they are together again in Heaven. Along with his parents and his wife, Donald is preceded in death by his son, Robin Glenn Avery, son-in-law, S. Larue Lambert, his granddaughter, Kimberly Kathleen Overby, great-grandson, Alex J. Johns, and his nine siblings. He is survived by his children, Donald "Brig" (Jan) Avery, Jr., Charles Harry (Evelyn) Avery, Wanda Lambert, and Carla Dixon; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren; along with numerous other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held for Donald on Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Arlington Baptist Church in Pascagoula, MS. The funeral service will follow beginning at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Richard Crews and Rev. Michael Wilkinson. Interment will immediately follow at Serene Memorial Gardens in Moss Point, MS. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Mrs. Stephanie Hill. She served as an exemplary caregiver and friend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Gideon International. Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Moss Point/Escatawpa, MS, is honored to serve the family of Mr. Donald Avery Sr. You may view and sign his online register book at www.heritagefuneralhome.us
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9721 Highway 63
Moss Point, MS 39552
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In memory of
Donald B. Avery Sr.
Donald B. Avery Sr., 96, of Pascagoula, MS, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Donald was born on December 4, 1923, and he was one of 10 children born to the late Beland B. and Georgia Cora Avery in South Georgia. Mr. Avery was a member of Arlington Baptist Church. A devout Christian, he spent his life serving God and telling everyone the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He was employed at Ingalls shipbuilding as a welder instructor for over 30 years and enjoyed a lengthy retirement. Mr. Avery left a rich legacy as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He exemplified love for Christ, love for his family, and love for his neighbor. His life served as a great Christian example to all. Donald got to spend 68 amazing years with his beautiful wife, Evelyn Avery, and his family finds comfort in knowing that they are together again in Heaven. Along with his parents and his wife, Donald is preceded in death by his son, Robin Glenn Avery, son-in-law, S. Larue Lambert, his granddaughter, Kimberly Kathleen Overby, great-grandson, Alex J. Johns, and his nine siblings. He is survived by his children, Donald "Brig" (Jan) Avery, Jr., Charles Harry (Evelyn) Avery, Wanda Lambert, and Carla Dixon; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren; along with numerous other relatives and friends. A visitation will be held for Donald on Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Arlington Baptist Church in Pascagoula, MS. The funeral service will follow beginning at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Richard Crews and Rev. Michael Wilkinson. Interment will immediately follow at Serene Memorial Gardens in Moss Point, MS. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Mrs. Stephanie Hill. She served as an exemplary caregiver and friend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Gideon International. Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Moss Point/Escatawpa, MS, is honored to serve the family of Mr. Donald Avery Sr. You may view and sign his online register book at www.heritagefuneralhome.us
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Heritage Funeral Home
9721 Highway 63
Moss Point, MS 39552
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