Jerry Franklin Little, Age 64 of LaVergne, TN passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Born February 25, 1951 in Atmore, AL, he was the first born of the late John Marshall Little, Sr. and Edna Mae (Hicks) Little.
Jerry graduated from Baldwin County High School in Bay Minette, AL, and the College of the South in Pascagoula, MS. He worked in the trucking industry for several years in Mobile, A, then as General Manager for King Arthur Clock Company in Fairhope, AL. He later was the Manager of NWC-TV in Nashville, TN.
Jerry had a heart of gold and was always helping others. He was known for his kindness and never met a stranger. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He enjoyed gardening, listening to music, and reading. He was a serious student of American political history, but most of all he was an avid fisherman. Jerry especially loved to go fishing with his brother Johnny.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sandra Fowler Little; his daughter Teresa (Toby) Earnest of Pooler, GA, and his step-son Larry (Sara) Wilson Jr. of Lake Forest, AL; his brother John M. (Rhonda) Little, Jr. of Bay Minette, AL; his sisters Jo Anne (Dan) Burrage of Spanish Fort, AL, Myra (Bruce) Moran of Bay Minette, AL, and Pam Brooks of Semmes, AL; four grandchildren, Emma Earnest, Mac Earnest, Taylor Wilson, and Wade Wilson.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, March 31 with visitation from 1:00-2:30 pm and funeral services to immediately follow at 2:30 pm at Norris Funeral Home in Bay Minette, AL with Dr. Henry Cox officiating.
Graveside services will follow at Fairhope Memory Gardens.
“God saw him getting tired, a cure not meant to be, so he wrapped his arms around him and whispered ‘come to me’.”