William “Bill” Shands Gann, 68
1955-2024

William “Bill” Shands Gann, 68 of Watson Chapel, passed away Friday, May 17, 2024 at his home. He was born August 7, 1955 in Winona, MS to the late James Howell and Betty Jean Watson Gann. He was of the Methodist faith and was a retired packing supervisor for Stant. He loved to hunt, fish and play golf.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia “Pat” Scharnhorst Gann of Watson Chapel; two sons, James Christopher (Carrie) Gann of St. Petersburg, FL and Stephen Todd (Crystal) Pierce of Atlanta, GA; two daughters, Heather “Ashley” Gann of Batesville and Meredith Elaine Gann of Little Rock; one sister, Sherron Elizabeth Smith of West Memphis; and 14 grandchildren.

A private family memorial service will be held a later date.