Jerry Fletcher

Born: Wed., May 15, 1946
Died: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Location: Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Jerry Roger Fletcher, age 72, of Swainsboro, GA, on November 15, 2018, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, GA.

Memorial services will be Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. John David Durden officiating assisted by Rev. Louis Pearce.

Interment will be private at a later date.

Mr. Fletcher was born May 15, 1946 in Vidalia, Toombs County, GA to the late Joe Milton and Dorothy Phillips Fletcher was a 1964 graduate of Vidalia High School, received his Bachelors degree in 1968 and his Masters of Education degree in 1980, both from Georgia Southern University.  He was employed by Swainsboro High School from 1969-1976 as DCT Coordinator, Swainsboro Technical College from 1981, as Registrar until retirement in 2002.  Mr. Fletcher was a member of the Georgia Southern Alumni Association, Emanuel County Eagle Club, Georgia Retired Educators, Emanuel County Retired Educators, serving as President in 2011.  He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Portal, GA and in addition to his parents was preceded in death by his brother Phil Fletcher.

Survivors include:

His Wife of 20 years: Peggy Roberson Fletcher of Swainsboro, GA

Two Daughters: Heather Oliver (Barney) of Reidsville, GA and Lisa P. Clifton (Keith) of Twin City, GA

Two Sons: Shannon Fletcher of Lyons, GA and Ashley Patrick (Vicky) of Swainsboro, GA

Sister-In-Law: Janice Burke of Millen, GA

Nine Grandchildren, 1 Great-Grandchild, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poplar Springs Baptist Church Youth Group, 4700 Poplar Springs Church Rd., Portal, GA 30450 or Sunshine House Regional Children's Advocacy Center, 328 W. Main St., Swainsboro, GA 30401

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Jerry Roger Fletcher of Swainsboro, GA.


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