A graveside service for Avril Derr, age 81, of Whitehouse, formerly of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 1 o'clock in the afternoon Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Earle's Chapel Cemetery with Chaplin Jim Barry officiating. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
Mrs. Derr passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Whitehouse.
Avril was born February 14, 1936 in Jacksonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arnett and Bertha (Yancey) Gattis; husband, Jessie Derr; son, Roger Derr; five brothers and one sister.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Glenda Corley; sisters-in-law, Joyce Gattis and Bell Pike; brothers-in-law, Raymond Derr and Bill Pike; granddaughters, Tanya Corley, Cassie Langley, Mandie Evan, Lana Frederick; and great-grandchildren, Dylan Quintero and Christopher Evan.
Pallbearers will be Joe Corley, Glenda Corley, Janell Rogers, Jason Collins, Chris Evan, and Shawn Langley.
Visitation will begin on Friday, October 27, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Avril's family from 5 to 7 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on October 25, 2017