Macon County Chronicle

Jerry Wayne Qualls

Jerry Wayne Qualls, age 79, of Lafayette, passed away Tuesday morning, March 2nd, 2021 at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette. Jerry is at the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN. Graveside Services and Interment for Mr. Jerry Qualls will be conducted on Wednesday afternoon, March 3rd, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Anderson & Son Memorial Park with Brother Tony Day and Brother Kenny Hesson officiating. Nathan Kirby, Christopher Solomon, Eric Qualls, Nathan Qualls, Josh Robinson, Jeremy Robinson, Cory Hesson, Danny Hesson, Evan Solomon, & Benton Burgett served as pallbearers.

Jerry was born February 16th, 1942 in Wilson County, TN, one of six siblings born to the late Golden and Mai Jenkins Qualls. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Tim Qualls & 2 siblings, his sister, Angelon White and Brother, Herbert Qualls. On October 19th, 1963 he married the love of his life Patsy Ruth Cothron. They shared 57 wonderful years together. He worked as the postal clerk in Lafayette for over 30 years. Jerry was the owner and operator of Qualls Auto Salvage in Lafayette. He attended Days Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and he was saved when he was a teenager.

He is survived by: Wife, Patsy Cothron Qualls, Son & Daughter-in-law, Terry & Michelle Qualls, Granddaughters, Terra & Christopher Solomon, and Haley & Nathan Kirby, Great-Grandsons, Evan Solomon, and Benton Burgett all of Lafayette, Sisters & Brothers-in-law, Jane & Roger Davenport of Red Boiling Springs, Elaine & Jim Smith of Joelton, Brother & Sister-in-law, Frederick & Jean Qualls of Hendersonville. Along with a host of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, TN  615-666-4011, andersonandsonfuneralhomes.com