Mr. Jerry Foster Kimbrell, 63, of Patterson, passed away Thursday morning, May 4, 2023, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.
Born in Atlanta, GA on July 8, 1959, he lived in Summerfield, FL prior to moving back to Pierce County in 2001. Mr. Kimbrell was a 1977 graduate of Patterson High School and a 1996 graduate of Florida Baptist Theological College. Over the years he served at several churches in Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. He also served as a Minister of Music, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Church Administrator. Mr. Kimbrell was a member of First Baptist Church, Blackshear. He enjoyed gardening, especially growing roses; crocheting, listening to audio books, baking cakes, and being with his grandchildren.
He was the son of the late Foster William & Joann Thrift Kimbrell. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Anna Watson; and his sister, Pam Howard.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Margie Deal Kimbrell of Patterson; his son and daughter-in-law, Matthew & Miranda Kimbrell of Colorado Springs, CO; six sisters, Glenda (Paul) Freeman of Milledgeville, Lisa (Gregory) Whitley of Norfolf, VA, Penny Soady of Virginia Beach, VA, Debbie Moore, Blanche Moore of Columbus, and Cherry Stewart of Milledgeville; two brothers, Ricky Moore of California and Jamie Stewart of Milledgeville; a sister-in-law, Carolyn (Bill) Ford of Winter Park, FL; seven grandchildren, Skylar Ray (Blake Hamilton), Hunter Watson, Trent Markwith, Jett Markwith, Foster Kimbrell, Madilyn Joann Kimbrell, and Nolan Kimbrell; a great grandchild, Jude Hamilton; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mr. Kimbrell will be held Wednesday afternoon, May 10, 2023, at 3:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ken Trapnell and Elder Jason Deal officiating.
Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation for Mr. Kimbrell will be held at the funeral home chapel one hour prior to the service.
The family kindly requests employees of Hospice Satilla to serve as honorary pallbearers. Please meet at the funeral home chapel by 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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