Gerald "Jerry" Etherton

Friday, August 19th, 1949 Thursday, April 9th, 2020

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Obituary for Gerald "Jerry" Lynn Etherton

Gerald "Jerry" Lynn Etherton, 70, of Murphysboro, passed away at 3:13 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020, at DuQuoin Rehab and Care in DuQuoin, Illinois.

Gerald was born on August 19, 1949, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Homer Etherton and (Levena) Kathryn (Cook) Etherton.

Mr. Etherton had served in the U.S. Army.

Jerry worked at St. Joseph Hospital in Environmental Services.

He loved the St. Louis Cardinals.

Jerry is survived by three children Joseph "Jody" Etherton, Angela "Angie" Bryant and her husband Brent Bryant, and Nikki Crews, all of Murphysboro;

four grandchildren James Norris, Shawn Norris, Anthony Ricketts, and Justin Masak;

and one niece Dixie Walters of Murphysboro.

He was preceded in death by one sister Brenda Walters and his parents.

His body will be cremated and a gravesite service will be held later this week at Tower Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.


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Alison Horton

Rest in heaven in Jerry until we meet again
Comment | Posted at 04:43am via Condolence

Howard W. Cook

Angie, sorry for the loss of your dad Jerry. Our condolence to you and the family. Gun @ Cookie

Comment | Posted at 06:38pm via Condolence

Ron Keller

So sorry Jerry left us but I know his name is in God's book of life so we will see him again in heaven . Gone miss you until then Jerry .
Comment | Posted at 05:34pm via Condolence

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