Wednesday, January 30

Gene Tuney Jarrett Dies

Gene Tuney Jarrett, 82, of U.S. Highway 64 East, passed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Wake Forest Baptist Health — Lexington Medical Center. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ; Rev. Darrell Sluder officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home and other times at the home. Born March 23, 1930, in Davidson County to Charles Dowey Jarrett and Ethel Hughes Jarrett Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Jarrett; brothers C.J. Jarrett, Carson Jarrett and Wade Jarrett; and his stepfather, Gurney Pierce. Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Nancy Myers Jarrett of the home; daughter Kathy Jarrett Mabry and husband Franklin of Lexington; grandchildren Brent Jarrett and special friend Roxanna, Greg Jarrett and wife Shannon, Kim Nanney and husband Scott and Tracey Whitley and husband Brad; great-grandchildren Trevor Nanney, Kyle Nanney, Andrew Whitley, Megan Whitley, Jason Shull, Ryan Shull, Jacob Jarrett, Ashlyn Jarrett, Brandon Jarrett, Oceana Jarrett and Dakota Monday; and sisters Charlotte Sparks and husband Bobby and Odessa Sexton, all of Thomasville. Direct line to Briles: Margaret Briles Kindley

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