Jerry Ray Wilson, age 69 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024. He was of the Pentecostal Faith. He was a retired coal miner. He is preceded in death by parents Everette and Bertha Mittie Jane Shoupe Wilson, brother Lonas Wilson, step-sister Nina (Charlie) Kyser.


Wife of 49 Years: Ruby Berry Wilson

Daughter: Melissa Wilson Branam and Husband Kevin

Son: Jerry John (J.J.) Wilson and wife Amy.

Grandchildren: Tyler (Lyndsey) Branam, Isaac Lee Branam, Noah Keith Branam, Jarrett Scott (Sydney) Wilson, Gavin Ray Wilson.

Great-Grandchildren: Lydia Joie Raylynn Branam, William Reid Branam, Knoxleigh Grace Wilson

Brother: Hobert John Wilson

Sisters: Esther Hatmaker Nina King

Step-Sister: Annie Branam

Along with several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Friday, April 5th at Cross-Smith Funeral Home, funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the Cross-Smith Chapel, Rev. Jason Shockley officiating. Family and friends will meet 10 AM Saturday, April 6th at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Powell Valley Cemetery for 11 AM interment.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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