2013-10-10 / Obituaries

Jerryon Travis Washington

October 7, 1960 - September 28, 2013

Jerryon was born October 7, 1960 in Taylor, Texas to Willis and Mary Washington. Jerryon was employed by Berger Allied Movers and was also a handyman. He was a sharecropper and cook while in Georgia for part of his life. When not working, he enjoyed being with family, dancing, and talking noise. Jerryon loved to make people laugh, and he had a good, caring heart.

Jerryon is survived by his wife, Margaret “Shawn” Benford of Elgin, mother, Mary Wilson of Houston, sisters, Wanda Jackson of Paige, Jacqueline Washington of Houston, Judy Washington of Houston, Nita Washington of Houston, Patrisse Nelson of Crosby, Kimberly Fitzgerald of Houston, and Tiffany Fitzgerald of Houston; brother, Jeffrey Washington of Houston; son, Jermaine Washington of Houston, and daughter, Jessica Washington of Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father, Willis T. Washington, and daughter, Jerrianna Washington.

Jerryon Travis Washington, 52, of Elgin, Texas, formerly of Lincoln, Texas, passed away in Elgin on September 28, 2013.

Services were held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Bateman Center in Giddings, Texas. Rev. Ricky Washington and Rev. Bonnie Stark officiated. Burial followed at Giddings City Cemetery.

Memorials have been requested to be given to Greater Mount Vernon Zion AME Church.

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