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Jerry Don Wilmes

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Jerry Don Wilmes

Silver City - Jerry Don Wilmes, 72, a former resident of Silver City entered eternal rest January 21, 2020. Jerry was born on February 17, 1947 in Taos, NM to Rex & Ellen Wilmes.

In 1965 Jerry married his wife Paulette. Jerry worked for Mountain Bell for 31 years 1966-1997. After retirement, Jerry went to work for 2-C Construction laying & splicing fiber optics throughout Catron County. Later in life Jerry moved to Marana, Az.

Jerry is survived by his wife Paulette, 4 daughters; Jerri Dawn, Sherri Lee, Debbra Lynne & Christine Ann, and his Daughter of love Kimmie. 5 Grandsons; Jay, Jesse, Kyle, Steven & Theoren. 4 Granddaughters; Jolynne, Marissa, Veronica & Chloe. 7 Great Grandsons; Colter, Wyatt, Wesley, Jesse, Lathen, Chuggy & Ethan. 5 Great Granddaughters; Kayleigh, Estrella, Geneva, Tessa, & Allie. His brother Troy, his sisters Sondra and Paula, and his dogs Buddy & Tinker. Preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Eddie.

Jerry's kindness, intelligence, and humor will be missed.

Cremation has been entrusted to Desert Sunset Funeral Home. A memorial service will take place on February 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church 2300 North Swan Street, Silver City, NM.

To send condolences to the family: 17695 West Cocoraque, Marana, Az 85653
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News from Jan. 29 to Feb. 5, 2020
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