Obituary: William Gerald Dillard ‘Jerry,’ 82, of Monroe

William Gerald Dillard (Jerry), 82, of Monroe, Ga left from this world and his broken body to receive his heavenly reward. He is no longer confined by an earthly body but walking and talking and praising God. The family wants to imagine him like the lame man healed by God as soon as he left this life.

He sprang to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and leaping and praising God.” Acts 3:8.

Jerry loved God, his wife, children, grandchildren, and rest of his family unconditionally and unyielding. He enjoyed his retirement from the Radio and Insurance business by looking forward to visits from his children and grandchildren.  
Georgia football lost one of its biggest fans. Saturday afternoon during football season the Ga game was sure to be on and Jerry was sure to be watching it. 
He was the 2nd son of JW and Francene Dillard, Jerry was predeceased by his brother and sister in law Ronnie and Jackie Dillard and his sister and brother in law Gina and Bruce Smith. Jerry is survived by his wife of 30 years, Jane; Brother and sister law, Tommy and Susan Dillard, Brother and sister in law Larry and Shirley Dillard, son -Greg Dillard , daughter -Candy Alexander, son and daughter in law –Russ and Jeannie Dillard , son Steven Burnham, daughter and son in law- Laura and Shawn Fishback, daughter- Jennifer B. Mantooth, daughter and son in law- Paula and Tim Emerson.
Jerry adored his grandchildren, Wesley(Kelly), Chelsey(Clay), Jordan, Daniel(Hope), Rachel(Samuel), Becca( Danny), Tommy(Kendell), Morgan(Kody ), Lauren, Briley, Justin, Shelby(Seth), Bailey, Tia(Jeff ) and Timmy(Jenny ) and his many great grandchildren. He also loved his many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. 
The family wants to extend gratitude to Abbey Hospice, his nurse Amy, and all the exceptional staff in this facility. No visitation services are scheduled, there will be a memorial service held in Hull, Ga for family only, due to the instance of Covid19.
In leu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to Abbey Hospice, or the Gideons International in memory of Jerry.

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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