Jerrilyn Lee Chronaberry Kimes, a longtime resident of Colonial Heights, Va., passed away on Feb. 8, 2014, at the age of 72 after an extended illness.
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She was born in Springfield, Ohio, the only daughter and eldest of three children born to the late Norman H. Chronaberry and Jean Elizabeth Sergeant Davis. Following high school, Jerrilyn served in the U.S. Marine Corps then became a dedicated employee of American Greeting for 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years Donald; daughter, Jill Ann (Kimes) Schreiber; two grandsons, Jackson Louis Schreiber and Nicholas William Schreiber; two brothers, Douglas and Daryl Chronaberry.
Her love, care and companionship will be deeply missed by family and friends.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15, 2014, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In days following, a memorial service will be held in Springfield, Ohio, where Jerrilyn will be laid to rest. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jerrilyn Kimes to Duke University Medical Center, Bryan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, 2200 W. Main St., Suite A-200, Durham, NC 27705, or Colonial Heights Fire and EMS, P.O. Box 3401, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. Jerrilyn's family is greatly appreciative to both for the support over the past several years. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 11, 2014