DREW - Ronnie Glenn Fleming, age 62, of Drew, MS, passed away on Wednesday August 26, 2015 at the King Daughters Hospital in Yazoo City, MS.
Visitation will be held Saturday August 29, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Sunday August 30, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will be held Sunday August 30, 2015 at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Lehrton Cemetery. Reverends David Lutz, Jim Lutz will officiate the service.
Ronnie was born on August 20, 1953 to J. F. and Theda (Helms) Fleming in Drew, MS. He graduated from North Sunflower Academy in 1972 and attended Mississippi Delta Community College. He married Debbie Palmer Fleming on May 19, 1978 in Drew, MS. Ronnie retired as a lieutenant officer from the Mississippi State Department of Corrections in Parchman after 25 years of service. After his retirement he has been the pastor of First Bible Church in Drew for the past 18 years,as was a former headmaster at Heritage Christian Academy were he played a major roll in influencing many young lives. Ronnie was an astute Bible Scholar; he enjoyed reading the Word daily. He also enjoyed hunting, gardening and mowing yards. His greatest passion was loving his family and his church family.
He was preceded in death by his father J. F. Fleming and daughter Jennifer Fleming.
Ronnie is survived by wife of 37 years, Debbie Palmer Fleming of Drew, MS. Daughter, Julie and husband Michael Moffat of Palatine, IL. Mother, Theda Helms Fleming of Drew, MS Brother, Tommy and wife Janney Fleming of Drew, MS. Brother, Jerry and wife Pam Fleming of Sunflower, MS. Brother, Donald and wife Josie Fleming of Drew, MS. Sister, Eva Koenigsknecht of Lansing, MI. Sister, Joyce Merchant of Lansing, MI. Sister, Patricia Rogers of Indianola, MS. Grandchildren, Micah and Jennifer Moffat of Palatine, IL and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Jeffery Fleming, Jeremy Fleming, Kevin Rogers, Marshall Baldwin, Blake Moon and Daniel Ceja. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Rogers, Tom Fleming, Steven Rogers, Mike Holiday and Anthony Fleming.
Memorials may be made to Ronnie's Go Fund Me account or to Planters Bank c/o Julie Moffat or Alicia Chandler.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net