Jerry Stephen Rouse
KINSTON – Jerry Stephen Rouse, 69, formerly of New Bern, died Friday, December 6, 2013 at Willow Creek Nursing & Rehab Center in Goldsboro.
He had attended Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church and had worked at McDonalds. Jerry enjoyed writing and singing gospel songs. He loved playing his guitar.
He is survived by five brothers, John H. Rouse and wife, Shirley of Kinston, Preston E. Rouse and wife, Ann of Kinston, Perry Rouse and wife, Carolyn of New Bern, Eddie Rouse of New Bern, and Douglas Rouse of New Bern; three sisters, Katie Sue Tripp of New Bern, Elaine Free of Dover, and Pamela Anderson and husband, Freddie of Bridgeton; and special uncle and aunt, Robert Preston Rouse and wife, Alice of New Bern.
Jerry was preceded in death by his father, John Pierce Rouse Jr., his mother, Mary Elizabeth Morton Rouse, stepmother, Nettie Hoyle Rouse, and two sisters, Janice Thompson, and Sybil Tripp.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, at Pollock-Best Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Dixon officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 1 – 2 p.m., just prior to the funeral.
Online condolences may be directed to www.pollockbest.com.
Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.
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