Jerry Jarnagin was born August 5, 1949 in Elk City, Oklahoma to Lois and Carl Jarnagin. He passed away March 15, 2015 at Sayre, Oklahoma at the age of sixty five years, seven months and ten days.
Jerry grew up in the Sweetwater community and attended schools at Sweetwater and Erick. He moved with his family to Floydada, Texas. In 1976, he enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed stateside, at Ft. Sill and also in Germany. After his discharge, Jerry moved back to Erick for a short time before moving to Frankston, Texas where he worked in a lumber sawmill and had various jobs in the east Texas area. In 2009, Jerry moved back to Erick to retire. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, caring for animals and working on cars and motorcycles.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, one nephew, Ricky Lynn LeGrand, one brother-in-law, Sonny Martin.
Jerry is survived by his step-daughter, Seprena Nolan, Bullard, TX; four grandchildren; two sisters, Alyce Floyd and husband, Charlie, Erick, OK and Jean Martin, Troup, TX; six nieces and nephews Diana Crosby and husband, Ronald, Erick OK; Mark LeGrand and wife, Cathy, Sweetwater, OK; James LeGrand and wife, Amber, Altus, OK, Debbie Vela and husband, Dusty, New Summerfield, TX, James Ray Martin and wife, Becky, Nacogdoches, TX and Jody Martin and wife, Christy, Troup, TX and a host of great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Buffalo Cemetery officiated by Brother Charlie Floyd. Burial will be at Buffalo Cemetery under the direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Service. Condolences can be made online at
Whinery Funeral Service Online March 17, 2015