Obituary of John Pugh
John Clayton Pugh
John Clayton Pugh, 71, a retired truck driver, passed away Thursday May 18, 2017 at home. Visitation is Sunday May 21, 2017, 1:00-2:00pm at First Baptist Church in Tunica, MS. Funeral services are 2:00pm Sunday May 21, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Tunica, MS with burial in the Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home in Tunica, MS is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Pugh was a United States Marine. He served our Country in Vietnam and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was also a member of First Baptist Church and a Mason. He had a love for horses and he loved his dogs Kiki and Lucy.
Survivors include his son Jamie Pugh of Tunica, MS; daughters Jessica Pugh Conlee of Tunica, MS, Shea Marie of Tunica, MS; brother Tommy (Cindy) Pugh of Tutwiler, MS; sisters Nellie (Guy) Henley of Pittsburg, TX, Lavelle Talkington of Boonville, MS, Charlotte Chumley of Pontotoc, MS, Sarah Pugh of Pontotoc, MS, Carolyn (Larry) Peterson of Jonesboro, AR, Linda (John) Gaines of Nesbit, MS, Claudia Donham of Perryville, AR; granddaughter Cameron Rainey Manues of Tunica, MS.
Preceded in death by his wife of fifty plus years, Janice Butler Pugh; parents Claude and Annie Parker Pugh; brother Bobby Pugh; sister Louise Makamson.
Memorials may be sent to Tunica Humane Society, Wounded Veterans Foundation or donors choice.