Mr. Jerry Wade Essary, age 62, departed this life on Monday, June 4, 2018, at Sanctuary House in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Services in his honor will be held on Sunday, June 10. 2018, 3 PM, in the Chapel of Corinthian Funeral Home with full military honors.
Bro. Mickey Trammel will officiate the service. Interment will be in the Corinth National Cemetery.
Born on June 22, 1955, in Alcorn County, Mississippi, to Buddy and Shirley Kitchens Essary, he served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Essary attended North Corinth Baptist Church and was employed in construction and law enforcement.
He is survived by his son, Keith (Emily) Essary of Louisville, Mississippi; his mother Shirley Essary of Corinth; his brother, Steven (Amy) Essary of Savannah, Tennessee; his sister, Christy (Joey) Leatherwood of Corinth; and three grandchildren: Madelyn Essary, Noah Austin Essary, and Ella Rose Essay.
Preceding him in death were his father and sisters, Sandra King and Teresa Mercer.
His family will receive guests beginning at 1 PM on Sunday and continuing until the service.
Corinthian Funeral Home is honored to serve the Essary family during this time.