Wayne Orr

Obituary of Wayne Orr

Wayne Shannon Orr, Jr.

Clarksdale, MS

Wayne Shannon Orr, Jr., 69, a retired Coahoma County Chancery Clerk, died February 4, 2018 at his home. Visitation is Tuesday February 6, 2018, 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Orr was a past treasurer and board member of the Delta Blues Museum and past member and president of the Rotary Club. He received the Paul Harris Fellow Award and was an Eagle Scout. He was a former board member at the Clarksdale Country Club, Care Station Volunteer, member of the Bridge Group, lifetime member of the Gathering Group at Trivia, former principal at Riverton Intermediate School and past Coahoma County Chancery Clerk.

Mr. Orr is survived by his wife of 41 years Marjorie Henry Orr; sons Norman McLeod Orr and his wife Kim of Mountain Brook, AL, Dr. Wayne Shannon Orr, III. and his wife Christy of Ridgeland, MS and George Curtis Orr and his wife Kristin of Clarksdale, MS and grandchildren Riley Quin Orr and Lana Jane Orr of Mountain Brook, AL, Parker Shannon Orr, Paxton Frasier Orr and Katherine Prescott Orr of Ridgeland, MS.

He was preceded in death by his parents Wayne S. Orr, Sr. and Annie Laurie Griffin Orr.