Jerry Lynn Gafford Sr.


Jerry Lynn Gafford Sr., 63 of North Zulch, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. A celebration of his life was held Friday, Feb. 12, at Sand Prairie Baptist Church. The Revs. Glenn Connor and Dr. Robert Dorris will officiate.

Jerry was born on March 1, 1952, in the Cottonwood Community to W.R. (Pete) Gafford and Bertie Leola (Rice) Gafford. He was the Public Works supervisor for the City of Madisonville for many years and later worked as an independent contractor.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Jeremy Gafford. He is survived by his wife, Lanelle (May) Gafford; his son, Jerry Gafford Jr. and his wife Elizabeth; his son, Nick Gafford and his wife Lindsey; his daughter, Tasha Gafford; and his grandchildren, Timothy, Tiffany, Madison, Tristan, Tera, Tatem, Trent, River, and Rayse.

Day Funeral Home of Madisonville is handling arrangements.