John "Dr. John" Morvant Jr.
March 31, 1969  -  January 31, 2019

John "Dr. John" Morvant Jr.

Memorial services will be held Saturday at 12 pm for Mr. John Morvant Jr. at Dr. John Auto Body Shop located at 1110 Homestead Road in Meridian.
Mr. Morvant, 49, of Meridian, passed away Thursday, January 31st.
“Dr. John”, as his family and friends called him, was the owner of Dr. Johns Auto Body Shop. He loved running his shop as well as spending time with family and friends who love and will miss him. He also enjoyed playing golf.
Dr. John is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Alma Kay Morvant; children Jr Ward, Jason Ward, Sonja Smith and Thomas Turner along with seventeen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is also survived by his mother Nancy Thigpen; father John Morvant Sr.; brothers Dwayne Morvant, Jeremii Morvant, Jason Morvant; sisters Janie Henderson, Nannette Pate and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
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  1. Ray Brown
    Ashtabula, OH

    Dr. John, you will be missed.

  2. Jeanette bass
    toomsuba, MS

    so sorry for you all love you all

  3. Tina Davis
    Mohave Valley, AZ

    You will be greatly missed by your family and friends.

  4. Betty Scruggs
    Meridian, MS

    With deepest sympathy,

  5. Denise Morvant
    Pinola, MS

    Sorry for your loss.

  6. JR Ward
    Toomsuba, MS

    You will be missed Dr. John

  7. Stephanie Hughes
    Meridian, MS

  8. Angelia ward
    Toomsuba, MS

    We will miss you 💕

  9. Rodney Ridley
    Meridian, MS

    John was a beloved friend to my entire family. My wife new and loved John, my kids knew and loved John even my Dog, Carl new and loved John my cat cletus owes one of his nine lives to John. My heart hurts for the loss of a dear friend. Make a tee time for me John I'll get there when my time comes.

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