Mary Don Koonce
Services for Mary Don Koonce, 81, of Tunica were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, at Tunica United Methodist Church, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Rev. Larry Maugh and Danny Smith officiated at the services.
Mrs. Koonce, “MeMoms” to her seven grandchildren, died Thursday, November 15, 2013, at her home.
She was born May 8, 1932 in Minter City, MS to John E. Matthews, Sr. and Helen Little Matthews but had lived in Tunica most of her life, attending Tunica schools and marrying the love of her life, Ellis E. Koonce, Jr., in 1948. They were married 62 years before his death in December 2011.