James Jerrolds Sr. (4-2-19) service 4-6-19

James Edwin Jerrolds, of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, was born on Feb. 6, 1949, in Wayne County, the son of the late Jimmy Jerrolds Sr. and Jessie Mae Cole Jerrolds.
On Dec. 22, 1970, he was united in marriage to Betty Jane Stricklin Jerrolds, who survives. James Edwin Jerrolds departed this life on Tuesday, April 2, at the age of 70 years, 1 month and 27 days.
James served his country in the United States Marines for 22 years. Following his service, he worked for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for 15 years, Tennessee Department of Veteran Affairs for five years, and as a Hardin County Veterans Officer for one year. He was a member of the Military Officers Association, National Rifle Association and Disabled American Veterans. James enjoyed fishing, collecting Indian Arrowheads, woodworking and home construction.
Along with his wife of 48 years, Betty, he is survived by his son, James Jerrolds Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Hendersonville, Tennessee; siblings, Jimmy Frank Jerrolds Jr. of Savannah, Juanita Elmore and husband Douglas of Halls, Tennessee, Joseph Mitchell Jerrolds of Savannah, Jeffrey E. Jerrolds of Olive Hill, Jay Allen Jerrolds of Iuka, Mississippi, Janis Christine Elbrink of Waycross, Georgia, Joyce Elaine Holloman of Boone, North Carolina, Joel Keith Jerrolds of Boone, North Carolina, and Jacqueline Kluver of Omaha, Nebraska; and grandchildren, Chloe, Spencer and Dari Briton Jerrolds.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his siblings, Jerry Thomas Jerrolds, Jesse Jerrolds and Janet Jerrolds.
Services were held on Saturday, April 6, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Roger Reece and Shayne Riley officiating. Burial followed in Jerrolds Family Cemetery at Savannah.