Willie D. Showers

Published 2:46 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 20 2018, at Pleasant Grove M. B. Church in Silver Creek, for Mr. Willie D. Showers, 62, who died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at his residence. Bishop Larry Grinstead officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Willie D. “Bill” Showers was born to the late John and Willean Showers in Silver Creek.  He attended school at Beulah Williams Elementary, McCullough High School and New Hebron High School. He was a member of Pleasant Grove M. B. Church where he assisted in the renovation of Pleasant Grove M. B. Church and was a member of The Showers Family Gospel Singers.

He was married to Elizabeth Showers.

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He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Showers of Biloxi; brothers, J. C. (Annie Pearl) Showers, John L. Showers, R. L. Showers of Silver Creek; Artie (Shirley) Showers of Oxford; Eugene (Eloise) Showers and Nolan Bass of Brookhaven; Elton (Brenda) Showers of New Hebron; sister, Earnestine (David) Durr of Silver Creek; many other relatives and friends.

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