Jerry Wayne Whitlow, age 69, of Harrisburg, passed away at 4:15 PM, Friday, May 7, 2021 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital.
Jerry was born on April 1, 1952 to Francis Lee and Grace (Gowen) Whitlow. He worked at Tyson as a food processer for several years. He loved to work puzzles. He was an avid Cardinal fan and a supporter of the Harrisburg Bulldogs. He was a giver, he would give anyone the shirt off his back. He was very kind. He was very friendly and a hard worker. A loving brother and friend.
Jerry is survived by his son, Jesse W. Duncan of McLeansboro, Illinois; grandson, Daniel Duncan of Eldorado, Illinois; granddaughter, Zoey Lynn Quinn of Norris City, Illinois; sister, Thelma Tate of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sister, Mary Ruth Brogan of Harrisburg, Illinois; sister, Joyce Browning of Mt. Carmel, Illinois; brother, Robert Lee Whitlow of Belleville, Illinois; brother, Charles David Whitlow and wife Brenda of New Athens, Illinois; brother James Edward Whitlow and wife Becky of Patton, Illinois; sister Darlene Kellum of Madisonville, Kentucky; sister Wanda Donithan and husband Jeff of Henderson, Kentucky; sister Lisa Hutcheson and husband Jerry of Dale, Illinois; sister Connie Sherrod and husband Scott of Harrisburg, Illinois; several nieces and nephews, several great nieces and nephews and several great, great nieces and nephews.
Jerry was preceeded in death by his parents, Francis Lee and Grace Whitlow, sister Judy Gulledge, sister Linda Whitlow, brother Buddy Whitlow, brother Loyd Whitlow, sister Billie Jo Boyd, sister Mary Frances Whitlow, and niece Machaela Sherrod.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11 AM at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. Rev William Browning will officiate and burial will follow in Coal Bank Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 AM to 11 AM at Reed Funeral Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Dorrisville Baptist Church or American Cancer Society.
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