Mr. Jerry L. Stevens, 71, of Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021. The son of Jerry & Ada Stevens Foshia, Jerry was born in Michigan on December 24, 1949.
Jerry was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Way of Life Baptist Church in Kingsport. His faith was always in Jesus Christ. Those who knew him, knew how much he loved his family. He had a heart for helping others and a passion for fishing. Jerry left a legacy for his children and grandchildren that will forever be remembered.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Stevens, daughter, Carmen Foshia, step-daughters, Judy Idell and Reba Leedy (Richard), grandchildren, Liberty Foshia, Justin Bryant (Ashley), Rachel Miller (Gage), and Jonah Leedy, great grandchildren, Ryleigh Bryant, Arianna Bryant, and Olivia Bryant, sisters, Sue Harless, Judy Huel, Janet Hall, Connie Miller, Wanda Reasor, and Claudia Gray, brothers-in-law, Bob Ferguson (Terry), and Bill Ferguson, sisters-in-law, Carol Chandley (Jerry), Becky Yarbor, Frances Ayers (Buck), and Lois Peterson (Randy).
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Ada Stevens Foshia, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Howard and Elizabeth Ferguson, and grandson, Jake Leedy.
Family and friends of Jerry may stop by Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home to sign the register book and pay their respects on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Brother Roy Leedy will be officiating.
Those wishing to go in procession to the cemetery, please be at the funeral home no later than 1:30 PM.
Becky and Brian Osborne
Thinking of you Betty and family and praying for you strength and comfort.
Richard and Patti Foshia
Our thoughts and prayers are with Jerry's family. We have many fond memories of fishing with him. He will be greatly missed by many. Rest in peace dear cousin.
May God be with family and friends during this time.
Betty and Family: You are in my Thoughts and Prayers. God Bless You All.
I am so very sorry for your loss Miss Betty, Sending love and condolences.
My sincere sympathy to Betty and family. Prayers.
Randolph & Lisa Dingus
Our prayers are with the family. He was a good man. He will be missed. May God wrap his arms around you all and help you through this time of grief. God Bless You.