|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1947|
|Death: ||May 19, 1968, Vietnam|
Name: Jerry Monroe Waldron
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1947
Death Date: 19 May 1968
Home City: Jacksonville
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Tour Start Date: 2 Apr 1968
Service Branch: Department of the Army
Component: Selective Service
Rank: Private First Class
Regiment: 5th Cav
Batallion: 2nd Bn
CN: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Data Source: Coffelt Database
National Archives and Records Administration. Vietnam War: U.S. Military Casualties, 1956-1998
THE BLACKSHEAR TIMES
Thursday, May 30, 1968
Pfc. Waldron, 20, Dies in Vietnam
P.F.C. Jerry Monroe Waldron, 20, formerly of 625 Izler Street, Waycross, died May 19 from injuries received while serving with the U. S. Army in Vietnam.
A native of Pierce County, he had lived in Jacksonville, Fla., a number of years where he attended Andrew Jackson High School. Upon returning to Waycross he had engaged in the floor covering business before entering the army.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dianne Joyner Waldron of Waycross, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Waldron of Jackswonville; two sisters, Mrs. William T. Spires, Jr. of Waycross and Miss Lillie Mae Waldron of Jacksonville; a brother, John L. Waldron of Jacksonville; several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Services for P.F.C. Waldron will be announced later, pending the arrival of the body from Vietnam, by Clough-Pearson Funeral Home of Blackshear.
NOTE: A picture in uniform accompanied the above item.
Thursday, June 8, 1968
Funeral Services Held Saturday For Pfc. Waldron
Funeral services for Pfc. Jerry Monroe Waldron, 20, of 625 Izler St , Waycross, who died May 19, in Vietnam from injuries received while serving with the 5th Cavalry, U.S. Army, were held Saturday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at the Ben James Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Tommy Jordan, Elder Estell Grayson and Rev. Dennis Carter officiating.
Interment was in the church cemetery with full military rites at the graveside.
A native of Pierce County, he had lived in Jacksonville, Fla., a number of years where he attended Andrew Jackson High School. Upon returning to Waycross, he had engaged in the floor covering business before entering the Army. He had served in Vietnam two months.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Dianne Joyner Waldron of Waycross; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Waldron of Jacksonville; two sisters, Mrs. William T. Spires, Jr. of Waycross and Miss Lillie Mae Waldron of Jacksonville; a brother, John L. Waldron of Jacksonville; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Howard of Blackshear. There are several aunts, uncles and other relatives.
Clough-Pearson Funeral Home of Blackshear was in charge of arrangements.
Transcribed from microfilm by Helen Rowell
Dennis M. Waldron (1909 - 1978)
Viola Howard Waldron (1920 - 1999)
Eugene Waldron (1942 - 1960)**
Jerry Monroe Waldron (1947 - 1968)
PFC Co C 2 BN 5 CAV DIV
Ben James Cemetery
Maintained by: Jerry Barnard
Originally Created by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
Record added: Aug 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15108982
So sad for your loss, but you are in heaven praising God today!|
Brenda A. Darbyshire
Added: Jan. 13, 2014
Thank you for your service to our great country.|
Added: May. 4, 2011
Thank you for the supreme sacrifice you made for all of us. God bless you and the family you left behind. Please watch over them.|
Added: Dec. 24, 2010
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