Jerry Michael Whittington died on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at The Crossing. He was 74 years old and was retired from TEMBEC with 40 years of employment. Visiting will be at Charlet Funeral Home, Inc. in Zachary on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 from 5pm until 8pm. Visitation continues on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at Second Baptist Church in Jackson from 9am until service at 11am conducted by Rev. Marc Gregorie and Rev. Clark Fooshee, Jr. Burial will be in Second Baptist Church Cemetery in Jackson. Jerry is survived by his children, Saundra Whittington Rosso and husband, Frank and Robert Mitchell “Mitch” Whittington and wife, MaryBeth. His mother, Doris Parish and siblings, Linda Smith, Johnny Parish, Claude Parish, Homer Parish, Phyllis Bryant and MaryAnne Newman. Grandchildren, Kaycee Rosso, Britt Rosso, Kody Whittington and Peyton Whittington. Great grandchildren, Lucy, Bennett, Austyn and AnaBlair Rosso and his beloved pet dachshund, Miles. He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Thelma Travis Whittington, his father, LC Whittington and grandparents, John and Lillie Courtney. Pallbearers will be Kaycee Rosso, Britt Rosso, Kody Whittington, Bryant Woodard, Matthew Bryant and Brantley Newman. Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Mills and Darryl Adams. Jerry spent 40 plus years with LSU Game Management Staff. Special thanks to our dear friend, Andrew Dow with Compassus Hospice. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
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