Jerry Keith Talley Sr., 78, of Trenton, GA, passed away on May 13, 2023. He was born on March 24, 1945, in Clinton, TN, to the late Foster and Mary Henegar Talley.
Jerry served his country well as a member of the United States Army. After the Army, he worked as a carpenter for Wallace Tile for most of his life. His hard work and dedication to his profession earned him the respect and admiration of his colleagues.
Jerry's family was his pride and joy. He survived by his caring children: daughters Yevonne (Jason) Helson and Teresa Hutsell; sons Jerry Keith Talley Jr and Kevin Wayne (Sandra) Talley; sister, Pearl Timmons, brothers, Larry (Shirley) Talley, and Gary (Peggy) Talley; along with several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Although he is no longer with us today, Jerry will always be remembered for his kind heart and love of life. His contagious smile lit up any room he entered.
In addition to his parents, Jerry will reunite with two loving wives Susan Paulette Talley and Nellie Magdelene Talley; son Ronnie Goff; daughter Sarah Goff; siblings William Talley, Johnny Talley, and Robbie Brown who preceded him in death.
Outside of work and family responsibilities, Jerry enjoyed dancing at the American Legion. He also liked attending car shows. Hunting and fishing were among Jerry's favorite hobbies. Jerry was an ordained minister and a servant of God.
Funeral services with military honors will be held in the Bryant Chapel of Moore Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 17th at 12:00 PM ET with Brother Herschel Donavon Whited officiating. He will be laid to rest at Oak Lawn Memorial Park.
A visitation in memory of Jerry will take place at Moore Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 16th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET and Wednesday from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM ET.
Jerry Keith Talley Sr. will truly be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him, but his spirit will always remain with us. May he rest in eternal peace.