Gretta Ann Oatis

Published 1:04 pm Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Miss Greta Ann Oatis, 55, who died Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital in Prentiss.  Rev. Thad Easterling officiated with interment following in South Pleasant Hill Baptist Church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Gretta Ann Oatis was the daughter of the late Robert Oatis and Mrs. Jessie Mae Oatis Williams.  She graduated from Prentiss High School in 1984.  She furthered her education at Pearl River Community College and pursued certification in nursing assistant.  She started her career at Forrest General Hospital as an acute care tech for many years.  She then moved to Enterprise Alabama to continue her career.

She moved back to Mississippi in 2008 to be closer to family and she worked at Polk’s Meat, Sanderson Farms and the Western Motel.

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Miss Oatis was a member of Greater Sweet Beulah Church of God in Christ.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Charla D. Oatis and Shauntha Oatis.

She is survived by her daughters, Kimberly Oatis and Latausha Oatis both of Hattiesburg; son, Curtis Lewis Jr. of Prentiss; fiance, Travis Lampton of Prentiss; mother, Jessie Mae Williams of Prentiss; brothers, Robert E. Oatis Jr.  of Jackson, Tony Oatis of Hattiesburg, Micheal Oatis and Joe Hooker both of Prentiss; sisters, Shelia Henderson of Clinton, Patricia Johnson, Felicia Oatis and Rochelle Oatis all of Prentiss, Angela Pittman of Pennsylvania; 10 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.