Jearldine "Jerri" Janice Burge, 81, "our Mimmie," went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 9, 2013.
She was born in Bonnerdale on March 17, 1932. She resided in Bryant and formerly Hot Springs. She was a devout Christian and was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Benton. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jim; and her parents, Marlow and Gertrude Evans.
She is survived by her three children: Carolyn Duncan and husband Larry, Otis Cooley Jr. and wife Pat and Nita Wallace and husband Don; two stepchildren, Randy and Cathy; 10 grandchildren, Kari (Blake), Grant, Katelyn and (Joe), Troy (Ginny), CJ, Becca, Don II, Dee Dee (Dee), Donna (Jeff), and Michael; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Gross Funeral Home in Hot Springs. Burial will be at Crystal Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm. Friday, June 14, at Gross Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Saline County Humane Society, P.O. Box 307, Benton, AR 72018; or the Arthritis National Research Foundation.
Online guest registry: www.grossfuneralhom.com,