Jerry W. Gallimore Sr.
Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010 1:00 pm
Rev. Jerry W. Gallimore Sr., 76, of Dresden, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at Volunteer Community Hospital, Martin.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Perkins and Rev. Stan Brooks officiating. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery, Dresden.
John Gallimore, Jerry Gallimore III, Tyler Gallimore, David Gallimore, Johnny Hill and Tony Gallimore served as pallbearers.
Gallimore was born Aug. 7, 1934 in Dresden, son of the late Buford and Clara Belle Davis Gallimore. He was a retired Baptist minister after 48 years, member of the Weakley County Baptist Association and Fellowship Baptist Church, Sharon.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Charlotte Baker Gallimore of Dresden; two sons, Mark Gallimore and Jerry Wayne Gallimore Jr., both of Dresden; one stepson, Ricky Taylor of Dyersburg; two stepdaughters, Sherry Payne of Dyersburg and Amanda Ward of Martin; one brother, Donald Gallimore of Dresden; one sister, Mrs. Barbara Smith of Dresden; four grandchildren, John Gallimore, Jerry Gallimore III, Tyler Gallimore and Sam Gallimore; and four stepgrandchildren, Jason Payne, Michael Payne, Ty Ward and Cody Ward.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Gallimore; one daughter, Diana Lofton; and one brother, Pete Gallimore.
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