Jerry L. Eddlemon

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Jerry L. Eddlemon, 73, of Plant City, Florida, was born in Dyer on August 3, 1947, and entered into his eternal rest on January 21, 2021.  He was a member of First Baptist Church, Plant City, where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher.  He grew up in Alamo, where he excelled in athletics, especially football at Alamo High School.  He graduated from Union University, with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity where he served as President in 1969-70.  He retired as a lab tech from CF Industries.  He enjoyed football and soccer.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Quick Eddlemon, his mother, Mary Helen Eddlemon, of Alamo,  a sister-in-law, Jerry Ann Bracken; a niece, Christina Susann Bracken; and nephew, Joseph Gerald Scarborough (Andy).  He also leaves behind two very special Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity brothers to cherish his memory: William E. (Bill) Greer (Ouida), of Franklin, and Dr. Gary “Newt” Williams (Dale) of Jackson.  He was preceded in death by his father, Earnest Eddlemon, and a sister, Sarah Ann Eddlemon.  A memorial service was held at First Baptist Church, Plant City, on January 26.  Services are also being held on February 2, at Ronk Funeral Home at 1 p.m.  Visitation will begin at 12 noon with memorial services beginning at 1 p.m.  Following the memorial service, interment will be at the Alamo Cemetery.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Facial masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced to attend the visitation and the memorial service.

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