Sheila Annette Larkin

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Galilee M. B. Church for Mrs. Sheila Annette Larkin, 56, who died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital.  Rev. Gregory Partman officiated with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sheila Larkin was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Melvin and Mattie Jean Bridges.  She moved to Mississippi at a young age and joined Galilee M. B.Church where she was a member of the choir.  She graduated from Prentiss High School in 1978 where she was active in sports.  Mrs. Larkin met and married Leon Larkin, Jr. and two children were born to this union.

She began her career at Magnatek and KLH Industries and last working at R-Square in Puckett, MS.

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She was preceded in death by: grandparents, Ethel and Mary Dell Berry.

She is survived by: husband, Leon Larkin, Jr.; son, Cedric (Shonda) Berry; daughter, Tamika (Jeremy) Stowers; three grandchildren, Sharell, Dontaye’ and Jer’Crdiye Stowes; three sisters, Yolandia Sutton, Marvel Bridges, and Robin Ball; five brothers, Jerry Berry, Antrone Berry, Lawrence Brown, Ronnell Berry, Terry Young; mother-in-law, Thelma Mikell; three sisters-in-law; many other relatives and friends.