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Jerry Terrell Thornhill
January 13, 1936 ~ February 15, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Jerry Terrell Thornhill January 13, 1936 – February 15, 2023 On Wednesday morning, February 15, 2023, Jerry Terrell Thornhill, passed away at the age of 87. Jerry was a loving husband and devoted father of three children. He was born on January 13, 1936 in Foxworth, Mississippi to Charles Clayton and Agnes Gertrude Thornhill. Jerry met the love of his life in Cuero, Texas and married Shirley Anne Bowen Thornhill on February 26, 1955. They raised one daughter, Jere Ann and two sons, Timothy and Michael. Jerry loved the Lord and His church, his family and his many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Clayton; mother, Gertrude; infant brother, Charles Clayton Jr.; brother, Max; and wife of 65 years, Shirley Bowen Thornhill. He is survived by three children, Jere Hammer, Tim Thornhill, and Mike Thornhill, 10 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. We will be celebrating Jerry’s life on March 18, 2023, 10:00 am at Mountain Heights Baptist Church, Buena Vista, Colorado. Pastor Joe Chambers is officiating.