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Jerry H. Lunsford

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Jerry H. Lunsford

Leicester - Jerry Harold Lunsford, 76, of Leicester, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 at Emerald Ridge Nursing Home.

Mr. Lunsford was born August 5, 1936 in Madison County and made his home in Buncombe County for 23 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bass and Kitty Payne Lunsford; brothers, Hugh and Rex Lunsford; and a sister, Joy Davis.

Surviving are his brothers, Alva Lunsford of Weaverville and Dedrick Lunsford of Leicester; sisters, Alma Buckner of Marshall and Imogene Sharpe of Leicester; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Lunsford of Cookeville, TN.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 in the chapel of Madison Funeral Home with the Reverends Gary Fender, Ed Worley and Brian Buckner officiating. Burial will follow in North Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mr. Lunsford's nephews; Alan Sharpe, Jimmie Lunsford, David and Randy Davis, Ronnie Buckner, Jason and Jared Merrill and Homer Sharpe.

The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to North Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, % Michelle Massey, 1055 South Fork Road, Marshall, NC 28753.

The family would like to extend a special Thank you to the Staff at Emerald Ridge for their care of Jerry and especially his van driver, Barbara Kent.


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on July 21, 2013
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