OBITUARY

Gregory D. Demrow

August 1, 1954January 18, 2020

In Loving Remembrance

Gregory (Greg) D. Demrow, 65, of Clinton went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, January 18, 2020 with family by his side. Greg was born on August 1, 1954 in Topeka, Kansas, to Robert C. and Elizabeth E. (Armishaw) Demrow. On February 16, 1974, he married Glenda Ann Holland in Jackson, MS. He attended French Elementary, Provine High School and Jackson State University where he was on the JSU Golf Team. As a teenager, he worked at Jitney Jungle at Westland Plaza before beginning his career in pest control at Terminix. He later became owner and operator of his own pest control business, Nova Pest Control (formally known as G&D Pest Control). Greg was an avid golfer who won many tournaments throughout the Jackson and surrounding areas and was fondly referred to as “Dump” by many of his golfing buddies throughout the years.

Anyone who knew Greg knew he was an advocate for all of God’s creatures, great or small. He rescued many animals from baby woodpeckers to rats (yes “rats”), bobcats, dogs, cats, etc. Many he kept and raised; many he gave to friends and family. No animal was ever turned away. He leaves behind his favorite dogs: Bella, Boots, and Lola (his constant companion) and his favorite cats: Charlie, Savannah, Yoda, Izzie, Spaz, Danne, and Squirt. Greg is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Ann Demrow of Clinton; son, Ronald (Ron) M. Demrow of Byram; granddaughters, Lacey and Stacey Demrow of Clinton; sister, Elizabeth (Beth) A. Shelton of Brandon; nieces, Candice Shelton of Richland, and Alison Auttonberry of Madison; cousins, Phillip McDade of Madison; Leslie Armishaw of Memphis, TN , and James (Chip) F. Armishaw Jr. of Lexington, KY.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Lakewood Funeral Home, 6000 Clinton Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39209 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm with a short Memorial Service in the chapel at 1:00 pm. The service will be presided over by Rev. Neel Grantham, and music will be provided by Mr. Richard Davis.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Boulevard, Ridgeland, MS 39157 or to the Animal Rescue League, 5221 Greenway Drive Ext., Jackson, MS 39204. Please add his name to the tribute section when donating. Your donations will be greatly appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 25, 2020

Memories

Gregory D. Demrow

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Pamela Connery

January 23, 2020

As you remember Greg, I pray for Christ to grant your family the peace that only He can give. May you be comforted knowing he has entered the heavenly kingdom where there is joy eternal.

Nancy Yonkers

January 22, 2020

Ann, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Patrice Davis-Johnson

January 21, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God give you peace and comfort in coming days.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY