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Jerry L Gattis

March 30, 1944 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 77)


Mr. Jerry L. Gattis, 77 of Douglas, GA passed away Wednesday July 14, 2021 at Coffee Regional Medical Center with his loved ones by his side. He was born March 30, 1944. He is the son of the late Linnie Gattis and Cora Lee Nazworth.

Mr. Gattis served his community for many years as the owner and operator of Jerry’s Wreaker Service.

Mr. Gattis is survived by his Wife; Zulema Gattis of Douglas, GA.

Daughter; Cheri (Robert) Bennett of Douglas, GA.

Sister; Patricia Harper of Douglas, GA.

Grandson; Skyler Bennett of Douglas, GA.

2 Nieces; Corie Harper of Douglas, GA. and Ginger Whiddon of Douglas, GA.

3 Nephews; Marty Thomas of Douglas, GA., Tommy Britt of Waycross, GA. and Jessie Harper of Douglas, GA.

Great-Nieces and Great-Nephews also survived.

Other than his Parents Mr. Gattis is Preceded in death by his sister; Jackie Thomas and Brother-in-law; Harrell Thomas.

Visitation will take place Friday, July 16, 2021 at 6 P.M.- 9 P.M. in the Chapel of Johnson Funeral & Cremation Services.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 3 P.M. in the Chapel of Johnson Funeral & Cremation Services. Burial will follow at Meeks Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers; Robert Batten, Dusty Nipper, Tommy Britt, Jessie Harper, Timmy Riggins, Claude Bell, Al Thomas and Rick McGouyrk.

Family and Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Johnson Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Jerry L. Gattis

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July 16, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Chapel of Johnson Funeral

Funeral Service
July 17, 2021

3:00 PM
Chapel of Johnson Funeral

July 17, 2021

3:00 PM
Meeks Cemetery
Meeks Cemetery Road
Nicholls, GA 31554

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