Gerald Duaine “Jerry” Douglas

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Gerald Duaine “Jerry” Douglas

  • Birth 28 Jul 1937 Hindsboro, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 1976 Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Hindsboro, Douglas County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 48127190

Obituary clipping from unknown newspaper:

Jerry Douglas
HINDSBORO - Jerry D. Douglas, 38, of Charleston, formerly of Hindsboro, died Saturday (Feb. 21, 1976) at home.

Funeral services willb e at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Taber Funeral Home, Oakland. Burial will be in VanVoorhis Cemetary, north of Hindsboro.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Douglas was born July 28, 1937 at Hindsboro, a son of Ralph and Ethel Hanks Douglas. He married Sharon Dunn March 12, 1960 at Redmond.

Surviving are two daughters Nancy Carol and Amanda Jean, and a son Jerald Andrew, all of Charleston; his parents, Hindsboro; two brothers, Bill, Hindsboro and Leon, Urbana; and two sisters, Mrs. Joyce Seitz, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Frieda Roberts, Indianapolis, Ind.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother, and a sister.

He was a member of the Hindsboro United Methodist Church, Mattoon Moose, and was an engineering technician for the Illinois Division of Highways, Paris.

Memorial card handed out at his memorial service:

In Memory of
Jerry D. Douglas
July 28, 1937 Feb. 21, 1976

MEMORIAL SERVICES
Wednesday, February 25, 1976
1:30 O'clock P.M.
Taber Funeral Home
Oakland, Illinois

CLERGYMEN
Rev. Arthur Scott
Rev. Donald Lemkau

ORGANIST
Mrs. Robert Juriga
"Amazing Grace"

CASKET BEARERS
Howard Johnson Jerry Edgar
Tom Mood Dave Morgan
Jerry Shields Richard Dunn

INTERMENT
VanVorrhis Cemetary


Family Members


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  • Created by: Robert Baca
  • Added: 14 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48127190
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald Duaine “Jerry” Douglas (28 Jul 1937–21 Feb 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48127190, citing Van Voorhis Cemetery, Hindsboro, Douglas County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Robert Baca (contributor 46990600) .