Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 27, 2014

Jerry Dean Dennis

RUSK — Jerry Dean Dennis, 57, of Rusk passed peacefully on June 26, 2014 in Hospice of East Texas in Tyler following a brief battle with cancer.

Jerry was born on November 13, 1956 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was an employee of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. Jerry served honorably in the U.S. Army.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Betty Dennis and a brother, Kenneth Dennis Jr.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Tammy Dennis; four children, Jo Shannon Dennis and Tracy Dennis of Hurst, Texas and Brittani Mueller and Tiffani Mueller of Rusk, Texas; five grandchildren, Justin Smith, Alexander Hassell, Wyatt Shugart, Abigail Dennis and Raylee Mueller; father-in-law, Ray Cromer; two brothers, David Dennis and wife, Sheila, of Jacksonville, Texas and Bennie Dennis of Fort Worth, Texas; brothers-in-law, Terry Briggs and James Wilson; one uncle, Larry Briggs; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service wil be held on Saturday, June 28, at 2 p.m. with visitation at 1 p.m. preceding the service at Central Baptist Church Chapel, Jacksonville, Texas with Dr. Darin Wood officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of East Texas.

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