Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Jerry Wayne Church Sr.

ROCK Jerry Wayne Church Sr., age 53, of Route 2, Box 196, Rock, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008 at his home.

Born December 18, 1954 at McComas, he was the son of Sadie Sullivan Church of Rock and the late James M. Church. Mr. Church was a resident of Rock for three years and was a former employee of the railroad.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Timothy Lee Church.

In addition to his mother, survivors include: Stepfather, Bobby Odle; one son, Jerry W. Church Jr.; one daughter, Rosalee Workman; three brothers, Franklin L. Church Sr. and wife Carrie of Rocky Mount, Va., James F. Church and wife Debbie of Cass, Raymond Carl Church and wife Sandra of Thompsonville, Ga.; four sisters, L.F. Owens and husband Ronnie of Pulaski, Va., Tressa J. Odle and husband Jimmy of Montcalm, Karen E. Woody and husband Allen of Marlinton, Kathleen F. Key and husband Dexter of Gallatin, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday (today), February 6, 2008 at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Pastor Jill Dishner officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Bluewell. Friends called at the funeral home Tuesday, February 5, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the Church family.

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