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ERNEST W. JERVIS 85, died April 20, 2014 in Vero Beach, FL. He was born and raised in Norfolk, VA and lived in Vero Beach, FL for 23 years after coming from Montana. He retired from the U.S. Air Force. During his service, he served two four-year terms in France at the headquarters, "Allied Air Forces Central Europe," (AAFCE). He was superintendent of police and security for Gen. Lauris Norstad. After retirement, he worked for Boeing Aircraft during the installation of the "Minuteman II" missile project in Great Falls, MT. He also worked for the "Montana Department of Labor & Industry" for a long period. His passion, during the 28 years he and his family stayed in Montana, was hunting fishing and camping. His preference was packing back into the high country by horseback, and concentration directed to big game (moose-elk-deer-bear) found in the Montana wilderness. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Arlette A. Jervis; daughter, Bettina L. Jervis-Wester, son- in-law, Mike Wester, grandsons, Colin M. Wester and Emeric W. Wester, all of whom are in Vero Beach; nieces, Anne Manning- Anglen and Lorrie Voshell and nephews Donald Manning and Ronnie Payne, all of Virginia and great nephew, Kyle Jervis, of Phoenix, AZ. Services: No services have been scheduled at this time. Arrangements will be by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach, FL. Interment will be in St. Thomas Cemeteries, Pleasant Valley, VT. Memorial contributions may be sent to: Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, Inc., P.O. Box 2000, Boys Ranch, FL 32064-9984.

Published in the TC Palm on Apr. 23, 2014
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