Geraldine Jarred

Geraldine Jarred was born March 9, 1937 in Union City, Tennessee.  She was the daughter of Lonnie Franklin Jarred and Lillian Mae Smith Jarred. 

She departed this life in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on April 29, 2018.  She was 81 years old. 

For many years, Geraldine worked at the Brown Shoe Factory but the job she was best known for was her selling ability at flea markets.  She excelled at this because she was truly a people person.   

Geraldine loved her family dearly.  She did everything she could for them.  Her motto was – do for others.   

She was an active member of the Jesus Name Tabernacle. 

Survived by – 1 daughter – Angela Lafferty (Marty) – Caruthersville, Missouri 

6 sons – Ronnie Prater (Susan) – Caruthersville, Missouri 

  • Dale Dormer (Renee) – St. Louis, Missouri 
  • Earl Dormer – Caruthersville, Missouri 
  • Don Prater (Mary Battles) – Caruthersville, Missouri 
  • Guy Prater (Linda) – Caruthersville, Missouri 
  • Michael Prater – Caruthersville, Missouri 

4 sisters – Margaret Stepp – Caruthersville, Missouri 

  • Jan Crumpton – Caruthersville, Missouri 
  • Lisa Jane Bell Jarred – Dresden, Tennessee 
  • Nancy Lee Jarred – Dresden, Tennessee 

1 brother – Lonnie Jarred, Jr. – Dresden, Tennessee 

18 grandchildren, 22 Great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren 

Many other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents (Lonnie and Lillian Jarred), and 2 sisters – Martha Grubbs and Doris Hutchins. 

Funeral services were held May 2 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jesus Name Tabernacle with Rev. Richard Lee, Rev. Nathan Dormer and Rev. Clint Dormer officiating.  Interment was in Maple Cemetery. 

Pall bearers:  Ronnie Prater, Jr., Howard Prater, Dustin Dormer, Caleb Dormer, Clint Dormer, Nathan Dormer, Jordan Prater, James Prater. 

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services. 

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