Jerry Dean Whited (1939 - 2016)

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Jerry Dean Whited, 76, of Elizabethtown, Ind. died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at his home.
Jerry was born March 16, 1939 in Casey County, Ky., the son of Charlie and Ida Mae Derringer Whited. He married Pearlie D. Dile on July 24, 1957 in Casey County.
Jerry was known by everyone as "Mousey" at the Golden Foundry in Columbus, Ind. where he was employed for 35 years before retiring in 2000.

He enjoyed gospel and country music, playing the guitar and singing. He loved all of his family devotedly.
The funeral was conducted Feb. 6 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus, Ind. with Pastor Lewis Burton and Brother Randy Denton officiating. Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th Street, Columbus, Ind.
Survivors include his wife, Pearlie; children, Phillip Dean (Floretta) Whited of Columbus, Ind., Timothy (Farriletta) Whited of Hartsville, Ind., Vanessa (Charles Jr.) Bryant of Columbus, Ind., and Tanya D. (Charles "Steve") Sweet of Columbus, Ind.; sisters, Jane Lee of Columbus, Ind., Pauline Hayes of Ohio, Mabel Allen of Liberty, Ky., and Ida Lee Woods of Danville, Ky.; brothers, Homer Whited of Franklin, Ind. and Harold Whited of Columbus, Ind.; grandchildren, Melissa Whited, Christina Whited, Falicia Whited, Amanda Bryant, Tyler Dean Downs, and Tayler Downs-Scheible; and great-grandchildren, Christale Downs, Izabell Downs, Elizabeth Downs, Rachel Downs, Hope Zink, and Faith Zink.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Vera D. Whited; grandson, Charles Bryant III; sisters, Rilda Coppage, Ruby Russell, Nellie Goode, Lorrean Whited, and Norma Louise Whited; and brothers, Ira Whited Sr. and Carl Whited.
You are invited to view his video tribute, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family at
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Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home, Inc. - Columbus
3855 25th St
Columbus, IN 47203
(812) 372-9923
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Published in The Casey County News on Feb. 10, 2016