Jerry  Townley, Sr.

Jerry Wayne Townley, Sr.

Saturday, November 13th, 1948 - Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Jerry Wayne Townley, Sr., age 71, of Murphysboro, passed away at 11:23 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Integrity in Carbondale, Illinois.

Jerry was born on November 13, 1948, in Kennett, Missouri, to James "Taxi" Townley and Irene (Ramey) Townley.

Mr. Townley had worked as a carpenter.

He loved fishing, dancing, and joking around, but his greatest love was spending time with his family.

Jerry is survived by seven children Tina Townley of Carbondale, Jerry (Margie) Townley, Jr. of Marissa, Michael (Tammy) Townley of Carbondale, Tracy Cano of Murphysboro, Jamie (Amy) Goodman of Grand Tower, Jory (Hilllary Sloan) Townley of Carbondale, Jeremy (Bethany) Townley of Murphysboro;

twenty-six grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren;

two brothers Terry Townley of KY and Carl Townley of Belleville, IL;

and one sister Melody Branam of East Prairie, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one great granddaughter, and one brother Jim Townley.

His body has been cremated.

A Celebration of Life will be held on November 14, 2020.

At the present time, the location and time has not been selected. Please check back on the website and location and time will be updated when known.

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His body will be cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held on November 14, 2020. The location and time of the day has not been selected at this time. Please check back on the website at a later date and the website will be updated.


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Brenda McCann

Posted at 09:32am
We are so sorry for your loss. Brenda and Tom McCann

Pat Gooch

Posted at 08:41pm
I am so sorry to hear about Jerry. My thoughts and Prayers go out to all of you. I have lots of memories of all our fun times.

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