Mr. John Thomas “JT” Jarrard Jr., age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022.

Mr. Jarrard was born in Hall County to the late John Thomas Jarrard Sr and Hala Othell Coney Roper. In addition to parents, he was preceded in death by son, John Thomas “Tommy” Jarrard III; granddaughter, Johannah Holloway; and brother, Billy Jarrard.  Mr. Jarrard was a truck driver and a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. 

Survivors include wife of 50 years, Norma Jarrard, Cleveland; daughter, Deidre Leist (James), Pendergrass; son, Joey Holloway (Tina), Dacula; grandchildren, Teia Parsons, Randy Dean, Taylor Leist, Elisabeth Holloway, Victoria Holloway, and Jacob Jarrard; great-grandchildren, Austin Parsons and Brandon Parsons; sisters, Brillian Hay, Waycross, Terry Reed, Cleveland, and Jenny Harrison, Cornelia; brothers, Logan Jarrard, David Jarrard, and Barry Jarrard, all of Cleveland; sister-in-law, LaJuana Garcia (Jimmy).

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 P.M. Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. Rev. Kevin Woody and Rev. Eddie Mitchell will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. View Baptist Church Cemetery. A livestream of the service can be viewed here:

The family will receive friends from 4-7 P.M. Monday, June 13, 2022 at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to ESP (Extra Special People): 189 VFW Drive Watkinsville, GA 30677.

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Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland (706) 865-3101.