Margrette D’Mello Obituary, Death – Margrette “Peggy” D’Mello, 78, of Olive Branch, Mississippi, and now residing in The Villages, Florida, died unexpectedly on December 15th, 2022 at Cornerstone Hospice in The Villages, Florida. Margrette Peggy D’Mello was welcomed into the world on March 6, 1944, in Quincy, Mississippi, by her parents, Arnie and Lula Hardin.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 2:00 PM, with Father Timothy Murphy officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM and will last until the service begins later that day. Following the funeral, he will be laid to rest at the Chickasaw Memorial Gardens in Houston, Mississippi. Houston Funeral Home considers it an honor to care for this family.
During that time, she ran her own grocery store in Houston, Mississippi. She was a strong, energetic, and active mother and grandmother who valued spending time with her family. In her spare time, she enjoyed golf, gardening, and various card and board games. She was a devout member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Wildwood, Florida, where she regularly attended services. Her family and friends will remember her as a caring, prayerful, outgoing, and generous person who was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.
Mervyn D’Mello, her husband of 26 years, her sister Hazel McComic of West Point, Mississippi, her daughters Lisa Moore of Houston, Mississippi, Leah Ammons of Gastonia, North Carolina, and Noelle Denton of Saltillo, Mississippi, her son Nathan D’Mello of Madison, Mississippi, her eight grandchildren Randy, Hannah, Seth, Logan, Annelise, Jack, Olivia, and Scarlett, and her three great-grandchildren Braden Daniel Charles and Bobby Hardin, both of her brothers, and her grandson, Asher Ammons, all died before her. She grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina.
Contributions can be sent to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.