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Jerry Michael Alderson

November 24, 1945 — January 18, 2021

Mr. Jerry M. Alderson, age 75, of Franklin, KY, passed away, Monday, January 18th, 2021 at 2:28 PM at The Medical Center of Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 21st, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home, Franklin, KY.  Visitation will continue on Friday, January 22nd, 2021 from 6:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 22nd, 2021 at 1:00 PM with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.

Jerry was born on November 24th, 1945 in Allen County to the late Mort Reeder Alderson and the late Agnes Pauline Akers Alderson.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patricia “Pat” Alderson and siblings, Jean Perry Barber, Eldon B. Alderson, Edward Lee Alderson and Bobby Alderson.

He is survived by 3 children, Michael Alderson (Amy) of Lewisburg, KY, Stacey Steger (Steve) of Franklin, KY, Mark Alderson (Joanna) of Bowling Green, KY; 5 grandchildren, Lauren Alderson (Maria), Michael Newman (Jordan), Jacob Newman, Cole Newman, Stone Alderson; 2 sisters, Linda Billiot, Walker, LA and Charlene Mahaney of Franklin, KY; and several nieces and nephews.

Jerry was a 1964 graduate of Allen County High School in Scottsville, KY.  He played basketball at Allen County High School and remained lifelong friends with his teammates.  Jerry was a member of the Kentucky Army Reserve.  He was a member and a deacon at Providence Baptist Church in Simpson County, KY.  Jerry worked at and retired from Brown Printing Company where he was a supervisor and was employed there for 31 years.  Jerry did not vote for Joe Biden.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to Providence Baptist Church, 7536 Springfield Rd, Franklin, KY 42134 or a charity of one’s choice in Jerry’s memory.

Website is www.gilbertfhonline.com for the complete obituary and online condolences.  Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. for the complete obituary, sharing of the obituary, online condolences and streaming of the funeral service.  Obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Visitation

Friday, January 22, 2021

6:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory

325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 22, 2021

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325 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY 42134

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