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William Jerry Anderson
Date of Death or Service Nov 19, 2020
William Jerry Anderson

Friends and family are invited to assemble for graveside services on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, 2301 TN 13, Palmyra, TN. Bro. Brian Henley will officiate.  Military honors will be observed.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

William Jerry Anderson, age 81 of Clarksville, TN passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, TN.

 He was born on September 16, 1939 in Dickson, TN to the late William Doyle Anderson and Vera Garton Anderson.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Jessup Anderson, a daughter, Karen Anderson Dyro and a brother, Michael Anderson.

                Jerry graduated in 1956 from Dickson High School and attended Draughons Junior College. In 1957 he enlisted in the United States Navy earning the rank of Lieutenant O3E and proudly served his country for 21 years.  During his tenure in the United States Navy he was awarded the Navy Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Medal, and the Battle Efficiency Award.  He also retired after 18 years in maintenance from Quebecor Printing in Dickson, TN.  Jerry was also a devoted member of Bethel Baptist Church in Palmyra, TN.

                Survivors include his son Christopher Anderson (Patty);  his daughter Melissa Anderson Simpson (Darrell);  step-daughters, Christine Brown Powell (Mike) and Lori Talbot Wooten;  grandchildren, Heather Dyro Ferrier (Nick), Stan Dyro III, Jacob Anderson, Kristen Powell, and Tara Wooten Fifth (Jeremy); great-grandchildren, Vince Ferrier and Ellie Ferrier;  his brother Edwin Anderson; special companion, Allene Ethridge Mackey.




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