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Jerry Leon Gifford

October 12, 1950 — September 22, 2019

Jerry Leon Gifford, 68, of Paragould, passed away Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee. He was a current district manager for Dollar General and a retired Walmart district manager, and he was a loyal Mizzou fan. Jerry attended Brown's Chapel Baptist Church and was an Army veteran. He is preceded in death by his father, James Gifford; brother, Joe Gifford; sister in law, Nettie Atchison; and brother in law, Bobby Stott.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Marilene "Katy" Gifford, of the home; daughters, Tammy (Mike) Eanes, of Cape Coral, Florida and Tracy (Shaun) Sandusky, of Paragould; grandchildren, Bailee Ransbottom, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Makayla (Logan) Garner, of Brookland, Tanner Eanes, of Cape Coral, Florida, Conner Sandusky, of Paragould, Jerrod Eanes and Garett Eanes, both of Cape Coral, Florida; and mother, Nola Gifford, of Ava, Missouri.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at Heath Funeral Home. Funeral service will begin at 10:00 am Wednesday morning at Brown's Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will be Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 pm at Ava Cemetery in Ava, Missouri. Pallbearers are Tanner Eanes, Jerrod Eanes, Garett Eanes, Conner Sandusky, Logan Garner, and Greg Adams. Honorary pallbearers are Scott Gifford and Stephen Gifford. Send memorials to Brown's Chapel Baptist Church or the Disabled Veteran's National Foundation. Online guestbook: www.heathfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am

Brown's Chapel Baptist Church

2493 Greene 765 Road, Paragould, AR 72450

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