Jerry W. Lomax

Born on October 27, 1947

Departed on August 18, 2012 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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LOMAX, Jerry – Age 64 of Gallatin, TN passed away August 18, 2012. Mr. Lomax proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received a Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam. He was a teacher and retired from the Postal Service after 24 years. Mr. Lomax is preceded in death by his father, Johnnie Lomax. He is survived by his mother, Margaret Justice; loving wife of 34 years, Elizabeth Lomax; children, Emily Lomax Mayberry Frank James Mayberry and Jonathan Ross Lomax; grandchildren, Ethan Lomax and Clayton Mayberry; brother, Howard Gene Lomax and several nieces and nephews. The family will be receiving friends at Hendersonville Funeral Home 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy. Hendersonville, TN, Tuesday, August 21st, 12 – 8 p.m., & Wednesday, August 22nd one hour prior to the service time of 11:00 a.m. in the chapel. Pall bearers will include family, friends and Brothers in Arms. Interment will follow at Middle TN Veteran's Cemetery.

17 Comments to Jerry W. Lomax

  1. Doc and Barbara Wood
    August 19, 2012 12:00 am

    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Lomax family. We have lost someone very special to us and will miss Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    With all our love, Doc and Barb Wood

  2. Ruben A. Salazar
    August 19, 2012 12:00 am

    Dear Saint Peter;

    Open up them pearly gates, because another Marine is reporting Sir, He has served his time in Hell!

    All the best to the Lomax Family at this time of such great loss.

    God Bless you Jerry,
    Semper Fi.

    Ruben A. Salazar

  3. Keith Shaver
    August 19, 2012 12:00 am

    Jerry, you were a great friend since the 1960’s. We roomed together, traveled together, partied together, and our children grew up together. You will be missed more than words can express. You cannot be replaced, and your passing leaves a void in our lives that cannot be filled. Your smile and engaging humor will be with us always. There is a special place in heaven waiting for you.

  4. Bonnie Shoulders Fuhr
    August 19, 2012 12:00 am

    Elizabeth,I am so sorry for your loss.I will keep your family in my prayers..Bonnie

  5. terry earhart
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    We extend our deepest sympathy to the Lomax family. Being graced with Jerry’s presence, his humor, and his laugh was always a highlight of the annual gathering of MIKE CO at our Post. He will be missed by all of us….carry on MARINE….SEMPER FI. The David Johnston Memorial Post of the American Legion, Pickerington, OH

  6. Gary Fielder
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    My condolences to the Lomax family for your loss. I pray that you will have strength to help you through this difficult time. Gene, your friends at AT&T have you in their thoughts and prayers.

  7. James Michael Buchanan
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    Dear Gene and Family, I went to Madison High School with Jerry and later worked several years with him at the Post Office. For a couple of years we taught new supervisors together and I learned as much from Jerry as did our students. Anytime I needed help with something I could always call him, he will be missed. My prayers are with you and your family.

  8. Dave Magnenat Doc
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    To the Lomax family,

    I empathize with you at this time of great loss. It is an honor to have served with Jerry in Vietnam and to have known him in recent years. He will remain in our hearts and minds for the rest of our time in this life.

    Let go and let God take the pain from you.

    Dave Doc & Sherry Magnenat

  9. Jeff Evans
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    I’m sorry for your loss. I worked with Jerry at the post office. He was a real good guy. He will be missed.

  10. Karen Ford
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    May the Lord above wrap his arms around this family of Jerry Lomax through this most difficult time. Banyon and I will be thinking of you all in the next few days…….now he can dance with the angels forever.

  11. Brenda & Curtis Eidson
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Jerry was a great person and a good friend. You can take comfort in the thought that he is home now and at peace. No more illness and pain for him now. Our prayers go out to the family. We love you and God bless.

  12. Jerry & Karen Bain
    August 20, 2012 12:00 am

    Karen and I send you our love. We are so sorry for your loss of a love one. As you know we met Jerry at the first reunion became friends. We all can be sure of he is in God’s hands, and guarding Heaven Gates.May God hold you in his arms these next few days and comfort you.

  13. Michael TerribleTurk Wears
    August 21, 2012 12:00 am

    I knew Jerry only slightly. He is a Brother in Arms. A comrade in beliefs. We shared the same unit in Nam. Jerry will not be forgotten. He now joins a selected few of those still on patrol. Carry ON Marine, You are in my area all day every day. Semper FI: Turk

  14. Suzie Brooks
    August 21, 2012 12:00 am

    So very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing.

    Madison High School Class of ’65 friend.

  15. Ernest Denson
    August 21, 2012 12:00 am

    Jerry was a great friend and will be missed. We grew up together in Madison and also graduated together from Madison High School in 1965. He was part of the Madison Lunch Bunch class of ’65. He will be missed by everyone. He served this country proudly. Thanks Jerry for all you did for us.

  16. Phillip Hyde
    August 21, 2012 12:00 am

    My deepest sympathy for your and our loss.

  17. Michael Edge,D,D.S.
    August 22, 2012 12:00 am

    I have fond memories of a good and caring friend from my youth. May the memories Jerry leaves to all his family bring warmth o your hearts and smiles to your faces.