Published 11:01 am Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Graveside services were held Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Progress Church of God in Christ for Mrs. Earlene Jefferson, 72, who died Friday, July 16, 2021, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian. Elder Thad Easter officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Earlene Jefferson was born to the late Erma and Morris Barnes. She married the late Robert Earl Hooker. She later married Earl Jefferson who preceded her in death; no children were born to this union.
She was a member of Progress Church of God in Christ and was a member of the Spiritual Carroletts.
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Mrs. Jefferson was a homemaker and enjoyed doing hair.
She is survived by her brother, George (Debbie) Barnes of Moss Point; three daughters, Catherine Hartzog Gibbs and Beverly Herring both of Bassfield; Tasha (Don Jr.) Troutman of Gulfport; three stepsisters, Mary Jane Magee, Mary L. Polk and Mary Ann Polk all of Prentiss and many other relatives and friends.