Jerry Ann Tennyson – Benton, IL

Jerry Ann Tennyson, 78, of Benton, Illinois; passed away at 6:05 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Stonebridge Nursing and Rehab of Benton.

Jerry Ann’s wishes are to be cremated with a Celebration of Life with family at a later date.
Leffler Funeral Home of Benton; is in charge of the cremation arrangements.

Jerry Ann was born on March 11, 1944, in West Frankfort, Illinois, the daughter of Cecil Doty and Rosalie (Furlow) Doty.
She is survived by her brother Kenneth Doty and wife Rita of Benton, Illinois; her children Julie Cocke and significant other Cary James of Benton, Illinois, and Mike Lampley and significant other Tonya Cardwell of Benton, Illinois; four grandchildren: Josh Cocke of Carbondale, Illinois, Amy Cocke of Benton, Illinois, TJ Cocke of Benton, Illinois and Carlie James of Benton, Illinois; two great-grandchildren: Damian and Jacob Cocke both of Christopher, Illinois.

Also surviving is her beloved dog, Baby Girl.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Jerry Ann was devoted to her Christianity. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.
Jerry Ann will be deeply missed by her family.

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