Funeral services for Dr. Jerry H. Edmondson will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 4, 2019 at First Baptist Church Feazel Chapel West Monroe. Dr. Mark Fenn and Dr. Woods Watson will officiate with Ann Fenn, pianist. Interment will follow at Hasley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time un…read more
Funeral services for Dr. Jerry H. Edmondson will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 4, 2019 at First Baptist Church Feazel Chapel West Monroe. Dr. Mark Fenn and Dr. Woods Watson will officiate with Ann Fenn, pianist. Interment will follow at Hasley Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home West Monroe.
Jerry Edmondson was born September 13, 1933 in Newellton, LA to the parents of Frank and Opal Colvin Edmondson and passed away October 30, 2019 in Monroe, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents and by his brother Ned Edmondson of Lake Providence. He grew up in Lake Providence, LA and was a graduate of Lake Providence High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving 30 years of active duty and in the reserves and retired with the rank of Colonel. He was a life member of the Military Officer Association of America, Reserve Officer Association and a member of the American Legion. Dr. Edmondson was a mason and was past Master of Mooringsport Lodge Number 342. Dr. Edmondson was also a registered Louisiana Notary. Dr. Edmondson, a clergyman, was retired from the Louisiana Baptist Association. He was also a graduate of Louisiana Tech University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Luther Rice Seminary. He was active in community and civic affairs. He was a member of the Rotary Club of West Monroe and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and the West Monroe Heritage and Preservation Commission. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church of West Monroe where he taught the Tennison Life Group for many years.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patsy Pippen Edmondson, a son, Eric Edmondson and wife, Gina, a granddaughter, Brooke and a grandson, Grant. He is also survived by his sister, Alyce Edmondson Henley and husband Coy of Norphlet, AR; sister, Shirley Edmondson Crump and husband Dr. Kenny Crump of Ruston; brother, Gene Edmondson and wife Jo of Lake Providence and sister-in-law, Merle Edmondson of Lake Providence.
Pallbearers are Walt Caldwell, Stanley Dupuy, Grant Edmondson, Charles Hogan, Ronnie Hunt and Jeff Pipes.
Honorary pallbearers are members of the Rotary Club of West Monroe, the Tennison Sunday School Class and Drennan’s Coffee Club.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com
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