Jerry Wofford

November 8, 1944 — February 11, 2016

Jerry Wofford

Jerry Harold Wofford, 71, passed away at his home in Mesquite. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church in Mexia with Bro. James Kinman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Jerry was born November 8, 1944 in Mexia, Texas to Joe Harold and Nannie B. Cavnar Wofford. After completing his education, he proudly served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. Jerry was pawn broker for many years, prior to retirement. Jerry had an outgoing personality and enjoyed living life to the fullest. He was a loving son,father, grandfather and great-grandfather; he cherished his family and spending time with them, along with his faithful puppy dog and companion, Poojo. Family history was very important to him, he loved learning everything possible about his family. Jerry was a gifted writer. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, music - western swing and big band, collecting WWII guns, war history and history in general. He was a member of the Oates Drive Baptist Church in Mesquite. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe H. Wofford. Jerry is survived by his mother, Nannie B. Wofford of Mesquite; daughters, Lisa Clemmons and husband, Barry of Talty, TX and Kimberly Bell and husband, Jerry of Wylie; son, Marcus Wofford and wife, Krystal of Terrell; grandchildren, Brittany Clemmons, Cody Clemmons, Blake Barrow, Jared Bell and Whitney Bell; great-grandchildren, Braylen Dorsett and Sophia Barrow; and his companion, Poojo. Pallbearers will be Don Gill, Kevin Gill, Jason Gill, Slade Woodlee, Brandon Odom and Clayton Hagy.

Service Information

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 1:00pm, Calvary Baptist Church

Interment Details

Mexia Cemetery

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