Don Oliver "Skip" Gleason Jr.

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Tupelo, MS - Don Oliver "Skip" Gleason, Jr. passed away early Thursday, January 12, 2012 in Tupelo surrounded by his family. An attorney, Skip Gleason was a partner in the Tupelo law firm of Gleason and McHenry, PLLC. Skip received both his Bachelor of Arts and his law degree from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of social fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi. He was a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, the Board of Governors of the Mississippi Association for Justice, and the Natchez Trace Golf Club in Saltillo. He was a devoted Ole Miss Football fan, a certified scuba diver and avid golfer. Skydiving and running with the bulls in Pamplona were only a few examples of the zest with which he lived life. Skip is survived by his very significant other, Lexi Leigh Nash of Saltillo; parents, Don and Claudia Gleason of Oxford; sister, and brother-in-law, Marc and Patricia Gleason Barrios Showalter and niece, Emory Barrios of Oxford; sister, Anne Gleason Pitts of Oxford; brother, Jon Hunter Gleason currently of Tupelo and nephew, Kalin Hunter Gleason of Colorado Springs, CO and a whole host of dear family and friends. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Natchez Trace Golf Clubhouse on Saturday, January 14, 2012 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held in the Grove at the University of Mississippi in Oxford on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Oxford Memorial Cemetery for family and friends. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the and Research Center, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 or the . For additional information or to sign an online guestbook, visit our website or call 662-234-7971.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2012
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