Obituary for Jerry Lee Tolbert
January 30, 1939 – October 3, 2016
Jerry Lee Tolbert, 77, of Mitchell, died at 10:10 a.m. Monday, October 3, 2016, at Mitchell Manor , Mitchell, In. Born January 30, 1939, In Lawrence Co. IN, he was the son of Arthur Tolbert and Maybelle (Beavers) Tolbert Henson. He married Carolyn Sue Roberts on October 5, 1957, and she survives.
He was a graduate of Huron High School, with the Class of 1957. Jerry was retired from CSX Railroad, in 1999, with 30 years of service. He had served in the U.S. Army from 1957-1960, and was stationed in Korea until his discharge. He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and was previously a member of Gullets Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, James Henson.
A Graveside Service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016, at Mitchell Cemetery, Mitchell, IN, with Bro. Lewis Williams officiating. Military Rites will be accorded at the grave by members of the American Legion, Post #250, Mitchell, IN