Thomas Gerald “Jerry” Yeager, Sr., 84, a native of Mobile, AL, ended his journey in this life to begin his eternal one with his Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, August 23, 2019. He was reunited with his parents, John Lafayette Yeager, Sr. and Lottie Marshall Yeager, and brothers, J.L. Yeager, Jr., Milton Yeager and Aubrey Yeager. His beloved wife, Tressie Bryant Yeager, will continue their legacy in this life with their children, Renee Walvatne, Lynn Amis (Mack) and Thomas G. “Tommy” Yeager, Jr. (Jennifer); 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Jerry retired from International Paper Company and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Dawes. He was an author, avid gardener, bird watcher and loved to fish. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 9:00 AM until service time. Interment will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Serving as active pallbearers will be Kelly Amis, Gabriel Walvatne, Kristian Walvatne, Konnor Amis, Seth Graves and Tony Sherrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Grady Bryant and Bryant Johnson. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Jerry’s name may be made to First Baptist Church of Dawes, 3941 Dawes Road, Mobile, AL 36695.
A chapel service will be held at 10am on Wednesday, 08/28/2019 from Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, followed by a committal service at the grave site.