Jarrell "Jerry" Lemons, 76, St. Clair, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in St. Clair.|
Jerry, son of the late Albert Lemons and wife Iretta Mae, nee Samples, was born June 2, 1937, in Sessor, Ill. He was united in marriage to Sally Stone Oct. 12, 1985, in Creve Coeur.
He worked as a production control specialist at McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis, until his retirement in 1992. His heart was into helping kids with sports. Jerry coached many little league sports for his children and kept coaching after his own children were grown.
Jerry was preceded in death by two sons, Jeff Lemons and Jerry Lemons; parents, Albert and Iretta Mae Lemons; and one sister, Marlene.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Lemons; two children, Pam Gettinger and husband Darryl, and Chris Lemons and wife Gracie; three stepchildren, Guy Albrecht and wife Liz, Todd Albrecht and wife Diane, and Keith Waldrup and wife Suzie; twin brother, Garrold Lemons and wife Glenna; brother, Ray Lemons; two sisters, Alberta and Debbie; seven grandchildren, Chase Gettinger and wife Brandy, Lacey Shank and husband John, Jeffrey M. Lemons and wife Adelaide, Andy T. Lemons and wife Rachael, Katie Lemons, Sam Lemons and Emily Lemons; eight stepgrandchildren, Guy Albrecht, Kayla Ross, Stephanie Albrecht, Ashly Albrecht, Kye Albrecht, Chad Albrecht, Lily Waldrup and Karly Waldrup; many great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.
A funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Midlawn Funeral Home, with Pastor Thomas Smith officiating.
Interment was at Zion Church Cemetery, St. Clair.
Memorial donations may be given to the
To send condolences to the family, visit www.midlawn.com.
The family was served by Midlawn Funeral Home, Union.
Published in The Missourian on June 19, 2013