Jerry Ernest Blake
December 16, 1943 - August 3, 2017
Jerry Ernest Blake, passed away Thursday August 3, 2017 at his residence in Vicksburg,MS. He was 73 years old.
Jerry was born in Starke,Fla. and had lived in Vicksburg since 1974. He retired from Vicksburg Chemical. He was a member of Warrenton Independent Baptist Church in Vicksburg. He was preceded in death by his parents E. H. Blake and Mildred Parker Blake.
He is survived by his wife Dewanna Blake of Vicksburg, a son Delane Blake of Vicksburg, and a daughter Joan E. Gentry (Steve) of Springdale ARK., brother Raymond Blake of Rayville, La., 3 Grandchildren, and 7 Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Friday August 4, 2017 at Glenwood Funeral Home. Services will be 10:00a.m. Saturday August 5, 2017 at Warrenton Independent Baptist Church with Rev. Marvin Curtis Officiating. Burial will follow at Lamar Baptist Church Cemetery in Delhi,LA.
Pallbearers will be Elric McHenry, Carroll McHenry, Allen McHenry, Donnie McHenry, Leroy McHenry, and Adam Jordan. Honorary pallbearer is Daniel Gentry.