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1942 Jerry 2023

Jerry W. Jarrett

September 4, 1942 — February 14, 2023

Jerry W. Jarrett, age 80 of Franklin and formerly of Hendersonville, passed away February 14, 2023. Jerry was born on September 4, 1942 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Winston Nathaniel Jarrett and the late Christine “Teeny” Wright Jarrett.

A legendary professional wrestling promoter, an entrepreneur, a storyteller, a visionary, devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Jerry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Deborah Jarrett; children, Jerry Jarrett, Jr., Jeff Jarrett (Karen), Jennifer Mathews (Tate), and Jason Jarrett (Lindi); grandchildren, Harper, Carter, Joslyn, Jaclyn, Kyra, Jeryn, Kody, Jarrett, Jackson, Jenna, Judson, Ava, Blakely, and Jude; great-grandchild, Blakely; and sister, Carolyn Elam.

A Celebration of Jerry’s Life will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. from Long Hollow Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Visitation with the family will be for one hour prior to the celebration of life. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jerry's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Arrangements Entrusted to: Sumner Funeral & Cremation Lakeside, Hendersonville (615) 822-4442
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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Long Hollow Baptist Church-Hendersonville Campus

3031 Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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