Jerry C. Hales

Published 12:28 pm Thursday, July 8, 2010

PORT GIBSON — Jerry C. Hales died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at her home in Port Gibson. She was 71.

Mrs. Hales was a former resident of Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Hattie Fleming Boswell; her husband, Willie F. Hales; and a grandson, James Bruce Jr.

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She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Hales of Minneapolis and Eldridge Fuller of Mobile, Ala.; three daughters, Deborah Campbell of Chicago, Belinda Hales of Bangor, Mich., and Joann Bruce of Pattison; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Funeral Home in Port Gibson with the Rev. Ray Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Christian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Friday at Thompson Funeral Home and Saturday at the church from noon until the service.