Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

January 24, 2014

Jerry Don Thurman

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Mount Selman — Funeral services for Jerry Don Thurman, age 64, of Mt. Selman are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Kingdom Hall in Jacksonville with Jeff Cochrane officiating. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.

Mr. Thurman passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 in Jacksonville.

Jerry was born November 6, 1949 in Jacksonville.  He attended The Kingdom Hall in Jacksonville and was a lifetime logger.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Debbie Little Thurman of Mt. Selman; son Jonathan Thurman and wife Maria; daughter, Paula Garcia and husband Roberto, all of Mt. Selman; half-sister, Geraldean Bordenberg of Michigan; brothers, Raymond Thurman and wife Mary of Jacksonville, Kenneth Thurman and wife Debbie of Mt. Selman, Doyle and wife Panola of Mt. Selman; sister, Jessie Willit and husband David of Applebee; brother and sister-in-laws, Barry and Jean Little of Tyler, Robert and Mary Little of Cushing, and Earl Shirey of Houston; grandchildren, Jessica, Stacey, Tracey, Joanna, Madison, and Priscilla; several nieces and nephews.

Jerry will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

A special thanks to Joyce Story.

Rather than customary condolences, donation may be made in the memory of Jerry Don Thurman to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Texas 75701.