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Jerry Don Lemons

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:22 am

Jerry Don Lemons, 58, of Center, died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.

Private funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 7,.  Burial will be at Barkley Cemetery in New London.

Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Mr. Lemons was born Sep. 5, 1954, in Oklahoma City, Okla.,  to A. J. and Wilma Marie Ligon Lemons.

He was married to Nancy  Lake on Aug. 8, 1981 in Ralls County.  She survives.

Other survivors include his mother of Troy,  2 children, Dawn Marie Lemons (Michael Garrett) of Hannibal, Jerry D. Lemons Jr.(Jessica) of New London,   two brothers, Jim Lemons and Jeff Lemons, one sister, Janet Shuford (Rick) and one half sister,one grandchild, Benjamin Garrett, his mother and father-in-law; Marvin and Lula Lake of New London and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and brothers in law and sisters in law.

He is preceded in death by his father.

Mr. Lemons worked as a machine operator for Harbison-Walker in Vandalia.  He enjoyed watching movies and visiting the casinos.  Jerry loved animals and loved the horse he used to have.  He also liked to take his family out to eat.  Mr. Lemons was a Baptist by faith.

Memorial contributions to the James O’Donnell Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

Online Condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneral