John Ralph Perrette

John Ralph Perrette, 63, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Merit Health Rankin Hospital in Brandon, MS. He was born in Mendenhall, the son of Johnnie Dewey Perrette and Lottie Evans Perrette.

Along with his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother, Alan James. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Bounds Parrette; son, James E. Parrette (Anna); daughter, Carolyn Michelle Parrette; sister, Rose Beje; sisters-in-law, Marie Kees, Cathy Blair, Laurie Blaylock; brothers-in-law, Wayne Bounds, Buford Bounds, Jr., Bennie Bounds; nieces, Susan Kees, Angela Thompson; two grandchildren, Julianna Perrette and Cory James Parrette.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall with the services immediately following at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in the Mendenhall City Cemetery in Mendenhall.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.


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