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1954 James 2021

James Virgil Gann

July 12, 1954 — September 30, 2021


Nevils-  James Virgil Gann, age 67 passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021.  Mr. Gann was born in Key West, FL to the late Abner Garvin Gann, Sr. and Minnie Maude Murphy Gann.  He was a carpenter for Bob Harris Construction for many years and was an excellent mechanic.  He was a loving father a n papa.  Mr. Gann loved to fish and hunt, enjoyed gardening and raising animals, and had a wonderful sense of humor.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Gann was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Gloria J. Gann, one brother, Charlie Gann and two children, Lisa Pughsley and John Wayne Pughsley.

Survivors include his son Jesse James Gann and Crystal Olliff of Metter; daughters, Rachel and D.L. Wells of Nevils, Felicia Hollingsworth and Chris Crowe of Leefield, Janice Sousa of Sylvania and Stephanie Walls of Nevils; one brother and sister-in-law, Garvin and Kathy Gann of Pembroke and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be 3-5 P.M. Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Flanders Powell Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held 11 A.M. Monday, October 4, 2021 in the chapel of Flanders Powell Funeral Home with Pastor Stan Tyson officiating.  Interment will follow in Corinth Leefield Cemetery.

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