2018-03-11 / Obituaries


UNA MARIE PERSONS, of Montrose, 96, died Monday, March 5, 2018 at Brag Assisted Living in Clio. Una was born on October 27, 1921 in Kaplan, La. to the late Adonis and Leona (Landry) Mire. She grew up in the Kaplan, La. area and had resided in Montrose for the last 73 years. On January 2, 1943 she married Gail Persons in Gulfport, Miss., and he preceded her in death. Prior to her retirement, Una worked for AC Spark Plug for 17 years. She volunteered for the Cub Scouts, Montrose Historical Museum, Montrose Telephone Museum, and the American Cancer Society. Una enjoyed playing cards, traveling, and spending time with her family. She also loved to spend time with her grandchildren. Surviving are her son, Gail (Cindi) Persons; grandchildren, Alysha (Dave) Kirkwood, and Melissa (Greg) Wiley; great-grandchildren, Bennett Kirkwood, Emmory Kirkwood, and Milo Wiley; special cousin, Lillie Adams; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jan Keeler, and Carole Kuzniar. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Persons; siblings, Laura (Molear) Bertrand, Laurent (Eula) Mire, Harry (Eula) Breaux, Marjie (Dallas) Breaux, and Verna (Floyd) Patin. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Montrose. Chaplain Jerry Larkin officiated, with burial in Montrose Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans Bell Memorial, P.O. Box 317 Montrose, Michigan 48457. Please sign the guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com.

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