Jerry Lee Coleman, Sr. Obituary



r. Jerry Lee Coleman, Sr., age 74, of West Point, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at the West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia.

Mr. Coleman was born in West Point, Georgia on January 16, 1948, to the late Tom Coleman and Margaret Weldon Coleman.


Mr. Coleman proudly served his country in the United States Army and fought in the Vietnam War.


Jerry was a strong man of faith and a strong family man. He loved his family and he loved his church family at Victory Baptist Church. Jerry was a provider, a man who sacrificed for others, and was always willing to help others in any way he could.


Jerry was a truck driver for 44 years and earned the Million Miles award for his safe driving. He was also a diesel mechanic and loved Ford-made vehicles.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors. He was an avid University of Alabama football fan, Roll Tide! and the Atlanta Braves.


Jerry is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jennifer Starling Coleman; children, Regina (Drew) Creamer, Jerry Lee Coleman, Jr.; siblings, Lewis Coleman, Sharon (Mike) Weekes, Gail (Johnny) Williams, Wayne (Rhonda) Coleman, Delilah (Benny) Autrey, Alan (Judy) Coleman; grandchildren, Kendall Brooks, Tyler Creamer, Kaden Coleman; several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.


Funeral services will be held at his home church, Victory Baptist Church, on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. EST. His family will be receiving friends at the church Friday evening from 5:00 P.M. EST until 7:00 P.M. EST.


Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a condolence for his family, share a memory of Jerry, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.

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