Jerry Ray Towe
71, of Epworth, GA
Mr. Jerry Ray Towe, Sr., age 71, of Epworth, GA passed away on Saturday June
8, 2013. Born in Rome, GA he was the son of the late Fred M. and Pearl Key
Towe. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He worked for
over fifty years as a Truck Driver with most of those years with RMDS/ NAPA
Auto Parts. Jerry was a founding member, manager and bass singer with the
Copper City Quartet for twenty four years. He was also preceded in death by
his siblings, Ladell Towe, Doris Towe Green and Elaine Towe Ayers.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Brady Towe of the home; son Jerry Ray
Towe, Jr. and wife Susan of Blue Ridge, GA; daughter, Leann Towe Scott of
Epworth, GA; grandchildren, Tracie and Holly Towe of Topsham, ME, Trey Towe,
Matt and Chris Scott all of Epworth, GA; brothers, Rev. Alton E. Towe, Sr.
and wife Louise of Mineral Bluff, GA, Billy Towe and wife Joann of
McCaysville, GA; sister, Desma Chastain and husband Paul of Naples, FL; and
several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday June 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bradley Elliott officiating.
Music will be provided by Ralph Grice and Jimmy Helton. Interment will
follow in the Copper Ridge Memory Gardens with the following gentlemen
serving as pallbearers: Ray Towe, Trey Towe, Richard Brady, Greg Towe,
Steve Towe and Alton Towe, Jr.. The following have been selected to serve
as honorary pallbearers: Matt Scott, Chris Scott, Walter Green, Bill Hall,
Gary Towe, Franklin Towe, William Cole, Jim Davenport, Joe Ballew, Joel
Chastain and RMDS/NAPA Employees. The family will receive friends at the
funeral home on Monday evening from 5-9 p.m. For those desiring memorial
contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be
sent to the family at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral of Blue
Ridge, GA is in charge of the arrangements.
Polk County News | P.O.
Box 129 | 3 Main Street | Benton TN 37307
phone: 423-338-2818 | fax: 423-338-4574 | email
web site development Lisa Affordable Web Sites