Jerry Neal Dyess

Published 12:21 pm Friday, April 11, 2014

Graveside services were held April 3, 2014, at Greens Creek Cemetery in Carson for Mr. Jerry Neal Dyess, age 62, of Prentiss. He passed away March 31 at the JDCH Extended Care Facility in Prentiss. Interment was immediately following the service. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Lynn Stephens officiated. Pallbearers were Danny Dyess, Cecil Polk, Kyle Stephens, Joe Smith, Andy Stringer and D. K. Brewer.

Mr. Jerry Neal Dyess was born on February 19, 1952, in Jefferson Davis County, MS. He was the son of D.A. Dyess and Ruby Douglas Dyess. He was a self-employed carpenter. He also served in the Army National Guard for six years.

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Mr. Dyess is survived by his son, Danny Dyess of Roanoke, VA; his daughter, Elisa Parker of Sanford, NC; his five grandchildren; his sisters, Mary Stephens of Fleetwood, NC, Faye Speights of Mooresburg, TN, and Mattie Polk of Prentiss; his brothers, Sammy Lee Dyess and Dennis Hilton Dyess both of Carson and Joe Terrall Dyess of Prentiss.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at