Our beloved mother, sister, aunt and "Mim", Lura Faye Luna Kimery, 65, resident of Walnut, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her son's residence.
Funeral Services remembering the life of Mrs. Kimery will be at 2 PM Sunday, June 13 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with Bro. Doc Dollar and Bro. Robert Buse officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery near Walnut.
Mrs. Kimery was born August 11, 1955 in Tippah County, the daughter of the late W. James and Lura Munn Luna. She received her education in the Walnut Public School System and was employed in the manufacturing industry for most of her life.
A member of Oakland Baptist Church and affectionately known as "Mim", Mrs. Kimery grew up in a family of six girls and became a loving mother of four boys. She will be remembered as an excellent cook and also enjoyed eating out with her family.
An avid hummingbird collector, Mrs. Kimery found pleasure in working puzzles and shopping . She loved the outdoors which included gardening, tending to her flowers and in earlier years, riding horses.
Visitation will be Saturday, June 12 from 5 PM to 8 PM and will continue Sunday from 12 noon until service time at 2 PM at The Ripley Funeral Home.
Memories will continue to be shared by two sons, Lynn Wilbanks and Jason Wilbanks (April), both of Walnut, two step-sons, Robert Kimery and Josh Kimery (Brandi), both of Whiteville, TN, two sisters, Sheila McKelvey of Middleton, TN and twin sister, Kaye Jackson (Jay) of Pocahontas, TN, five grandchildren, Alesha Wilbanks (Luke Devore), Katie Wilbanks (Jacob Bates), Breanna Bryant (Devin Wright), Laney and Eudy Wilbanks, a host of nieces and nephews, a special friend, Andrea Rogers and an honorary grandchild, Lindleigh Rogers.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Leo Kimery, Jr., three sisters, Darnell Roberts, Marcell Ray and Janice Roberts, one niece, Darlene Roberts and two nephews, Joey Roberts, Jr. and Darrell Roberts.
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