Jerrel RockettJune 3, 1940 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 76)
Jerrel Thomas Rockett, age 76, of Dresden, TN, died Monday May 1, 2017, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was a retired timber cutter from Replogle Enterprises in Henry, TN.
Born June 3, 1940, in Sharon, TN, he was the son of the late Johnny Rockett and Vida McGowan Rockett McWherter. He married Rachel Faye Bradberry Rockett in 1959 and she died May 13, 2007.
Jerrel formerly attended Hodges Chapel Baptist Church. He enjoyed playing music with his family in the Rockett Family Band.
He is survived by his 3 children: Donna Moore and special friend Charlie Reynolds, Tommy (Karen) Rockett and Jimmy (Monica) Rockett; 4 sisters: Norma (Jerry) Redden, Carolyn (Jerry) Moubray, Lillie Mae Parrott and Doris (Bob) Powers, all of Dresden, TN. Additional survivors include 8 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Jerrel was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Carroll and two brothers, William Elzie Rockett and Edward Rockett.
Ridgeway Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4-7 pm and continue on Thursday after 11 am until the service. His funeral service will be Thursday at 2pm in LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home with Rick Walker officiating.
Burial will follow the service in the Bradberry Cemetery.
Family members will serve as Pallbearers.