HARB, JALAL (JERRY) - age 72, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, departed this earth to heaven to be with God on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. He was a prominent business owner in the Knoxville community; working in the grocery business for 50 years, and a member of St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Jerry moved to the United States from Palestine in 1961 to pursue the American dream. He became a naturalized citizen in 1968. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Evone Saah; brother, Naim Harb; and grandson, Ronnie Cooley. Survived by wife of 38 years, Majida Harb; children, Julie Cooley, Jalal Harb, Jr, and Joanne Harb; sister, Dalal Saah; grandchildren, Rachel and Jessica Cooley, Jailen and Jacob Harb, and Kara and Ryan Bradley; and numerous other family members. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. A Trisagion prayer service will follow at 7:00 pm with Father Anthony Stratis officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:00 am, Friday, June 6, 2014, at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel for a 10: 30 am funeral service. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Online obituary may be viewed at www.rosemortuary.com.
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from June 4 to June 6, 2014