Jerry Cordell Poland, of Rockwood, Tn. passed away on December 21, 2013. He will be remembered for his smile, his jokes and his pleasurable attitude. A friend to many, Jerry was a brother to veterans. Jerry served his country in the United States Navy, being a Vietnam veteran, specializing in communications. Jerry also was a Rockwood High School graduate from the Class of 1961 and a football Tiger alumni. He also coached youth in Rams football and in t-ball.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl Kenneth and Irene Hall Poland.
Jerry is survived by one son, Kevin Poland of Rockwood.
A brother, Sonny Poland (Barbara) of Crossville, Tn.
Three sisters, Shelba Storey of Harriman, tn.
Sandra Simmons (Okey) of Charleston, WV
Susan Golliher (Jerry) of Midtown. Tn.
A host of Nieces and Nephews
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 2:00pm at the Pentecostal Lighthouse in Harriman, Tn. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Jerry Cordell Poland. An on line register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz