Sunday, August 22, 1943 - Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Mr. Jerry L. Bedsole of Slocomb passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Flowers Hospital. He was 76.
A Celebration of Life Service with Masonic Honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Slocomb with Rev. Larry Newton and Rev. David Williams officiating, and Bro. Warren Byrd delivering the eulogy with Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that you honor Jerry’s memory with your contributions to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Bedsole was born August 22, 1943 in Geneva County. Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Air force during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Slocomb National Bank after 36 years. He was a man of faith and member of First Baptist Church in Slocomb and the Slocomb Chapter of the American Legion. He was also a member of the Metcalf Masonic Lodge in Slocomb. Jerry was a loving husband and adoring father and grandfather who will be profoundly missed.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Big Mama and Big Daddy White; mother, Hazel Warnke; his aunts: Erma Cooper and Gladys Wise.
Survivors include his wife, Dianne Clark Bedsole, Slocomb; sons: Travis Bedsole (Kathy), Ashford and Tim Bedsole, Dothan; grandsons: Logan Bedsole (Jess) and Jon Bedsole (Brittany); step-granddaughters: Brittany Baxter (Amber), Candy Guerrero (Juan), and Taylor Poole; great grandchildren: Grayson , Ally, Evelynn, one on the way, Carter; step great grandchildren: Dereck, Lily, Baby J, Justin and Ariat; sisters: Mary Faulk (Johnny), Martha Grimes (Rayford) and Ann Linton (Billy Ray); several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.
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We are hurting with you. So sorry to hear this sad news. Our love and prayers are with you all!
Former pastor at Slocomb First UMC.
He was a good man and will be missed.
Dianne and family, I am so sorry. Jerry was such a wonderful man. I will miss seeing his smile and our chats when I pull up in the Bedsole/Snell driveway. I love you Dianne. I am praying for you and all the family. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do to help you. May God bless you and keep you in his loving arms and provide a peace in your heart.
We are so sad for your loss.I have lost a friend and VierNam Brother. We made it home now rest in peace my Brother.
We are so sorry for your loss, we are praying for for y’all!
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mr. Jerry was a blessing to many and will be greatly missed.
Dianne, I just read where Jerry had passed. I am so sorry for your and your family's loss. I am sorry that it is to late to attend his service but I know that the Church was packed. He was that kind of man. My Love and Prayers are with you in the coming days and weeks. May God's hand lead you thru this time of grief.
Dianne, Travis, Tim and family. We are so sorry to hear about Jerry. We love you all so much even though we don't see each other very often. We have some happy memories. Please know that we are praying for comfort and strength for all of you.
My dear Dianne and family, my thoughts are with you and your family, I will be praying for peace and courage for all of you, as you go through these difficult times. I will forever remember and love Jerry. My years working with him were the best. Love you .
So sorry to hear about Mr. Jerry. Lydianne and Harold also send there condolences! Praying for the Bedsole family!
So sorry to hear about Jerry, will keep all his family in my prayers.
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