Mr. Jerry W. Boatfield, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019.
Mr. Boatfield was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on February 9, 1937 to the late Paul and Loudelle Moose Boatfield. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Michael Boatfield, sisters Marginia Grizzle and Fannie Dye, brothers Louie Boatfield and David Boatfield. Mr. Boatfield retired from The Wimpy Mill Road Water Plant. He was a member of Cherry Log Baptist Church. Mr. Boatfield loved to take trips to the beach and see the ocean. He was affectionately called “Pop” by his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years Shirley Boatfield; daughter and son-in-law Sherry and Lewis Smith; son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Sherry Boatfield; son Robert Boatfield; grandchildren Kimberly Sutton, Alisha and Mitchell Garrett; great grandchildren Paigelynn Morris, Allen Morris, Lilly Garrett, Maddie Garrett, all of Dahlonega; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Monday, May 20, 2019 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home. The Rev. Phillip Robinson and the Rev. Lyman Caldwell will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
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