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6631 Washington Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Phone: (228) 872-3637
Fax: (228) 872-3638
Joel Gifford

Joel Gregory Gifford

Monday October 24, 1960 - Saturday December 21, 2019
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Mr. Joel Gifford of Biloxi, MS passed away on December 21, 2019.

Joel was an amazing husband, father, and grandfather. He believed in giving his all be it his job or his music. He had a heart of gold and was a phenomenal musician. He had an unbending love of life and believed in living it to the fullest.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Dora Gifford; as well as baby girl Gifford.

Mr. Gifford is survived by his wife of 27 years, Maria Gifford; his daughters, Alicia Gifford, Angela Rush, and Misty Bishop; his brothers, Eddie Gifford and Gary Gifford; his loving grandchildren, Justice Rush, Tyler Wiseman, Damian Harris, Kayli Gifford, Isaiah Bishop, Kiera Triplett, Kyree Hayes, Kaden Bishop, and Nevaeh Bishop; and great grandchildren, Zaylin Snelgrove, Zyla Snelgrove, and Zandar Snelgrove.

Visitation for Mr. Gifford will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at St. Mary Church in Biloxi from 10:00am - 11:00am. A service will begin at 11:00 am and reception is to follow at 1:00 pm.
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  • Visitation

    Friday December 27, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Friday December 27, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    St. Mary Catholic Church
    8343 Woolmarket Road
    Biloxi, Mississippi 39532
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  • Service

    St. Mary Catholic Church
    8343 Woolmarket Road
    Biloxi, Mississippi 39532
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    Father Martin Gillespie
  • Interment

    Friday December 27, 2019 |
    Friday December 27, 2019
    Thomas Cemetery
    13512 Old Biloxi Rd.
    Vancleave, Mississippi 39565
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May the song always play, and the singer always live on in our hearts. Joel will be serenading everybody from above.
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