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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home
Sunday September 2nd, 2018

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Jerry Wayne Fowler

Jerry Wayne Fowler, 71, of Marion, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 2:12 am at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Jerry was born August 10, 1946 in Herrin the son of Wayne and Doris (Bearden) Fowler. He married Linda Sutton on June 27, 1965 at Parrish Park Baptist Church in Marion and together they have shared over 52 years of marriage. He retired in 1997 after working as a coal miner at Freeman 3 Waltonville and Kerr McGee in Galatia. Jerry was of the Baptist faith, his memberships included the UMWA and Marion Elks.  Jerry had a great sense of humor, he was a jokester and very witty.  He loved riding his Harley, traveling all over including Alaska and fishing at Crab Orchard Lake for bass and crappie. Jerry is survived by his; Wife - Linda Fowler of Marion Son – DeWayne & Micki Fowler of Marion Daughter – Debbie Miller Fowler of Palm Coast, Florida Grandchildren – Christopher Wayne, Shelby, Savannah Fowler and Sophia Graham all of Florida Great grandchildren – Alex and Grayson Sister – Carolyn Jones of Belleville Sister & Brother-in-Laws; Rick & Sharon Sutton of Marion Russ & Glenda Sutton of Energy Phil & Priscilla Rowland of Henderson, Kentucky Nieces; Kim Jones Strellis Michelle Bearden of Kankakee Preceded by his Parents, Brother – Ron Bearden Funeral services will be Friday, February 9, 2018 at 1 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin McNeely officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday from 11 am – 1 pm at the funeral home. .

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