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Jerry Donald Gatlin

October 9, 1951 December 25, 2017
Jerry Donald Gatlin
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Obituary for Jerry Donald Gatlin

Jerry Donald Gatlin, age 66, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017. He was born on October 9, 1951 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, son of the late Comrade Gatlin and the late Martha Clara Goode Simpson. Jerry retired from MARTA after 33 years of service as a Training Instructor and then worked for Lanier Parking at the Atlanta Airport as a Fleet Manager. He was a long time member of Sweetwater Baptist Church in Douglasville and was the teacher of the Friendship Class.
He is survived by his wife, Angie Wilson Gatlin; daughter, Roxane (David) Schiliventz, Hiram, GA; son, Richard (Shelia) Gatlin, McDonough, GA; grandchildren, Stephen Schiliventz, Hannah Schiliventz, Rachel Schiliventz and Ethan Gatlin; brother, Larry (Wanda) Gatlin, Marietta, GA; sister, Kathy (Richard) Eddings, Norcross, GA.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 28, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
The Funeral Service will be at 1:00 PM Friday, December 29, at Sweetwater Baptist Church with Pastor Darryl Jones and Pastor Edgar Waters officiating. He will be placed in state at the church beginning at 12:00 PM until the funeral hour.
Interment will follow in Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery.
Members of the Friendship Class will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.


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Visitation

Thursday

28

Dec

5:00 PM 12/28/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/28/2017 8:00:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA
7034 Broad Street Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Placed In State

Friday

29

Dec

12:00 PM 12/29/2017 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 12/29/2017 1:00:00 PM
Sweetwater Baptist Church

2308 Sweetwater Church Road
Douglasville, GA 30134

Sweetwater Baptist Church
2308 Sweetwater Church Road Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Funeral

Friday

29

Dec

1:00 PM 12/29/2017 1:00:00 PM
Sweetwater Baptist Church

2308 Sweetwater Church Road
Douglasville, GA 30134

Sweetwater Baptist Church
2308 Sweetwater Church Road Douglasville 30134 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

2308 Sweetwater Baptist Church Road
Douglasville, GA 30134

2308 Sweetwater Baptist Church Road Douglasville 30134 GA
United States
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