Jerry Dean Cherry age 77 of Orlinda, passed away on January 3, 2017 at the Waters of Robertson County.
Mr. Cherry was born on January 3, 1940 to the late Howard and Fannie Belle Cherry. He grew up and attended school in Orlinda before graduating from East Robertson High School in 1958 and he was a member of Orlinda Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Cherry is preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Adams Cherry and his second wife, Karen Cherry, brother Freddie Cherry and sister Nancy Pearson.
He is survived by his children, Jeff (Mary) Cherry and Johnna Briley; grandchildren Brian (Jessica) Cherry, Mandy (Jerremy) Miller and Rusty (Chelsea) Fuqua; great-grandchildren, Skyler and Maddox Miller and Gracey and Gabi Jo Fuqua; sister Jean Hutton; close friend, Grant Edwards and his family; numerous family, friends and extended community.
Mr. Cherry was laid to rest at Cherry Cemetery earlier this week with a private service attended by close family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on January 7, 2017 at Orlinda Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 until the time of service at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Lottie Moon Missionary Fund c/o Orlinda Baptist Church 1124 West Church St. Orlinda, TN 37141