Johnnie Sturdivant Perrault

Published 2:41 pm Friday, February 24, 2023

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July 10, 1926 – Feb. 22, 2023

NATCHEZ – Services for Johnnie Sturdivant Perrault,96, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, in Natchez, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Moore and Judge Al Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Perrault was born July 10, 1926, in Rosetta, the daughter of Carl and Retha McAllister Sturdivant.

She was a member of Briarwood Church of Christ. She retired as Court Administrator for Judge Forrest A. Johnson, Sixth Circuit Court District of Mississippi.

Mrs. Perrault was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Edmond Perrault, Sr.; parents; and two brothers, Audis Ray Sturdivant and Lee Alton Sturdivant.

Survivors include her son, Roy Edmond Perrault, Jr.; daughters, Angela Perrault Thornburg and husband, Huby Thornburg, and Deborah Perrault of Arlington, TX; grandson, Jacob Thornburg; sister, Virginia Sturdivant Cavin of Woodville, MS; and also, a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Doug Cavin, Wally Cavin, Carl Ray Cavin, Chip Sturdivant, Darrell Smith and Peyton Cavin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Edward Walker, Ronnie Harper, Forrest Johnson, Chad Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Alex Johnson and Katie Johnson McCabe, Jay Johnson, and Dale McDonald.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Mt. Dora Children’s Home.

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