Jerry Garland, age 56, of Cadiz, Ky., died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Ky. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church where he was a Deacon & Sunday School Teacher. He was employed as Construction Superintendent for KY State Parks. He is survived by his wife Theresa (Gray) Garland, Cadiz, KY Two Daughters & Son In Law Joni & Paul Wharton of Virginia Beach, Va., Katie Jo Garland of Bowling Green, Ky., One Son, Josh Garland of Cadiz, Ky., Three Sisters & Brother In Law Peggy Mancuso of Panorama City, Calif., Gail & Tom Ravellette of Cadiz, Ky., Margaret Gray of Cadiz, Ky., One Brother & Sister In Law Billy Joe & Virginia Garland of Cadiz, Ky., Three grandchildren Madison Wharton, Kendra Wharton and Tyson Wharton. He was preceded in death by his Parents Artel & Bennie Lee (Henderson) Garland, Brothers James Artel Garland, Larry Gene Garland and Samuel Thomas Garland.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 1, 2010. Funeral service will be at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 1:00 PM Friday, April 2, 2010 with Reverend Bill Amberg and Reverend Richard Sexton officiating. Interment will be at Siloam Cemetery in Trigg County, Ky. Memorial contributions can be made to Alpha Alternative 1705 S. Main Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.