Garry Martin Gunn passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the age of 69 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, following a brief illness.
Garry was born November 15, 1952, to Odis and Doris Gunn in Winnsboro, Louisiana. Garry lived all his life in Tallulah. He was a 1970 graduate of Tallulah High School and will forever be a THS Trojan!
Garry attended Northeast Louisiana University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Pharmacy which was later known as a PharmD.
Garry, along with his parents, owned and operated Bloom’s Drug Company where he was a pharmacist until his retirement in 1999. After his retirement from pharmacy, Garry worked at Madison Parish Hospital until the age of retirement,
Garry is preceded in death by his parents, Odis M. Gunn and Doris Parker Gunn.
Garry is survived by his wife of almost 27 years, Becky Roy Gunn of Tallulah, Louisiana; children, Brandi Gunn Heard and husband Derek of Tallulah, Louisiana, and April Jones and boyfriend Michael Coody of Tallulah, Louisiana; grandchildren, Summer Katherine Heard, Derek Parker Heard, and Kimber Lynn Baur, all of Tallulah; brother, Keith Gunn and girlfriend Vickie Lytle of Beaumont, Texas; one nephew, Michael Gunn of Junction City, Kansas; one great niece, Cypress Jade Gunn of Junction City, Kansas; two aunts, Irma Parker and Elizabeth Parker; a great many cousins; a multitude of friends; and his very special companion, Sparky.
Garry will forever be remembered for his glowing smile and a Geaux Tigahs!!
Funeral services for Garry will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 6, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Tallulah with Bro. Martin Parker and Bro. Jason Lupo officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow the funeral service at Silver Cross Cemetery in Tallulah under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah.
Pallbearers will be Graling Averett, Seth Nichols, Ryman Busby, Joe Jobe, Ronnie Parker, Charles Musgrove, and Thurman Hudson. Honorary pallbearers will be Hollis Ervin, Eddie Hattaway, Everett “Doc” Stroop, Raymond Carter, Ted Busby, Paul Harrop, George Glass, and Billy “Bubba” Barefield.