Monroe Pharis
Tuesday
20
March

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home
314 E 2nd St.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Tuesday
20
March

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home
314 East Second St.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Final Resting Place

Rosemound Cemetery
West St.
Tutwiler, Mississippi, United States

Obituary of Monroe Pharis

Monroe Cebe Pharis

Tutwiler, MS

Monroe Cebe Pharis, 76, a retired Plant Supervisor at Wonder Bread for 50 years, died March 17, 2018 at his home. Visitation is Tuesday March 20, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Rosemound Cemetery in Tutwiler, MS. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Pharis was a member of First Baptist Church of Tutwiler, MS where he served as a Deacon. He attended formal training at Stanford, CT and Grinchwitch, NJ for Wonder Bread. He planted a community garden for everyone to enjoy. He was big hearted and humble. He was very proud of his family, taking them on treasure walks looking for arrowheads. He was a Mason and an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years Linda O'Brian Pharis of Tutwiler, MS; son Jefferson Pharis of Southaven, MS; daughters Margaret Ann Terney (Michael) of Clarksdale, MS and Rhonda Carol Hall of Sumner, MS; brothers Wade Jefferson Pharis and Hazel Maupin; grandchildren Erin Pharis, Pharis Hall and Monty Terney and great granddaughter Kimber-Fay Pharis.

He was preceded in death by his parents J.E. and Bernice Butter Pharis; sons "Monty" Monroe C. Pharis, Jr. and Mark Christopher Pharis and brother James Leo Pharis.

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