Jerry Jerome Birth

November 15, 1954 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 66)


Jerry Jerome Birth was born November 15, 1954 to Myrtle Denton Wilborn and Sam Birth in Marvell, Arkansas.  He attended Marvell High School and continued his education and training with Job Corps before moving to Des Moines, Iowa for work.
He would later relocate to Massachusetts where he lived the remainder of his life.  Jerry passed away December 27, 2020 at Salem Hospital in Salem, Massachusetts at the age of 66.  He was preceded in death by his father:  Sam Birth; his mother:  Myrtle Wilborn; one (1) brother:  Robert (Janice) Lawrence of Lynn, Massachusetts; and one (1) beloved sister-in-law:  Carolyn Lawrence of Marvell, Arkansas.
After retiring from his work at Beverly Hospital, Jerry spent time doing the things he enjoyed:  spending time with his family, including his dog, Lucky, shooting pool, playing cards, watching movies and listening to music, especially the blues and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.
Jerry leaves to cherish his memories his companion:  Marilyn Howard of Lynn, Massachusetts; four (4) children:  Carol Birth of Helena, Arkansas; Demetrius (Telisha) Birth of Des Moines, Iowa; Taffiny Birth of Las Vegas, Nevada; and Denzel Boucher Birth of Beverly, Massachusetts; two (2) brothers:  Lee Lawrence of Marvell, Arkansas; and Edward (Martha) Denton of Des Moines, Iowa; three (3) grandchildren:  Jeremiah Anthony Birth; TeAsia Manuel; and Bobby Butler; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Private Memorial Service
January 16, 2021

Lone Valley Cemetery
Phillips County Road 139
Marvell, AR 72366


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