Jerry L. Eddlemon


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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