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Mr. Jerry Bearden, age 80, of Boaz died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at his residence.
Mr. Bearden was born in Alabama on November 21, 1938 to Theordore Vestus & Ruby Jo Bearden. Mr. Bearden was a lifelong resident of Etowah Co. & Boaz, Al. He was a man of the Baptist Faith and retired from Gold Kist Poultry. He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman & Loved farming. He was all things outdoors at which made him happy. He will be sorely missed.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at McRae Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Billy Ray “Red” Rowan officiating with burial to follow in Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Mr. Bearden is survived by His Wife: Gaynell Bearden. Daughters: Melissa Jill Bearden of Crossville, Amy Michelle Bearden of Walnut Grove. Son: Mark Jason Bearden of Crossville. Grandchildren: Jalyn Bearden, Tabitha Bearden, Brianna Bearden, Zachary Bearden. Sister: Mary Ann Luther of Rainbow City. Brothers & Sister-in-Law: James Nelson & Kathy Bearden of Georgia, Ricky Joe Bearden of Clay. Several Nieces & Nephews.
Mr. Bearden was preceded in death by his parents: Theodore Vestus & Ruby Jo Bearden. Sister: Dorothy Sue Kirtland. Brother: Gary Lee Bearden.
Pallbearers will be: Chris Lybrand, Chuck Greson, Joe Franklin, Keith Riggins, Joey Plunket & Mike Umphery.