Jerry Woodard Fairburn
May 22, 1953 - November 8, 2023
On November 8, 2023 at 12:20 am, Jerry Woodard Fairburn went home to heaven. There he would meet our Lord and would be reunited with his many loved ones. Jerry was a person who loved to work with his hands. As a mechanic, he loved to rebuild machines and then sell them. He was a carpenter for many years. His greatest love was woodworking. Jerry spent many hours making gifts for family and friends.
Jerry is survived by his wife Sharon of 45 years and son Kevin and wife Jessica and grandsons Jack and Grayson. Also daughter Lynette Edwards and husband Keith and grandchildren Allison, Russell, and Elizabeth Edwards. Jerry is also survived by brother Darrell and Tish Fairburn, sister-in-law Carol Fairburn, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceded in death by his parents Woodard and Ozell Fairburn, brothers Gerald and Roger Fairburn.
Visitation Saturday, November 11, 2023 from 9 am until religious services at 11 am. Conducted by Brother Matthew Gazaway and Brother Danny Smith. Interment in Spring Creek cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Fairburn, Anthony Sloan, Darren Fairburn, Blake Fairburn, Ryan Fairburn, Mike Langely, and Roman Rad.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donation made to Spring Creek Baptist Church Building Fund.
McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements.