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“I love you very much and will miss you.You were a great brother I know you are in a better place and are with your love ones.I will always remember...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: linda perkins

“Uncle Jerry, I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and you are very missed. Aunt Denise, I am very sorry for your loss and know that you are...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Valarie Petty

“Jerry was a loving Husband and Fsther that will be missed by all that knew and loved him. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Maria Petty

“Uncle Jerry, I will miss you very much. I enjoyed the many times we had together. The trips back and fourth from North Carolina and hanging out...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: John & Joy Gallaher

“Your family is in our prayers. All the best, James ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: James Vlcej

“Our prayers,thoughts,and love are with all of you. All the Best, Anthony, Laura, & Kayla ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Laura Dabroski

“Dad, I love You, but it wasn't your time to go. We will all miss you. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: samantha Petty

“Dee, I am so sorry for your loss. Lori ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Zirkel

“I have a lot of wonderful memories of Uncle Jerry from when I was growing up. My all time favorite was calling him Uncle Mac because he resembeled...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Bernadine (Berni) McGuire

“WE LOVE YOU UNCLE JERRY . I HOPE THE FAMILY WILL BE OK. WE LOVE U ALL. DENISE WILLAIMS (JAMESBURG, NJ ) ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: denise williams

“We will miss Uncle Jerry very much , He had a lot of love to give, He was a type of person who would give a shirt off his back, we will miss he...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jeri-ann Metroke

“Your sister Trudy, Neices Esther, Marie, Jeri-Anne, Tina and nephew John plus your aunt Dot all loved you Jerry and will miss you very much. We all...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Tina Gallaher

“Dee and Kelly and Sam if there is ANYTHING we can do for you in this time of need, let us know.Our deepest condolances. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry & Dale Zelosko


Gerald Elwood Petty, 68, of Hartland Rd. Morganton, died Saturday August 19, 2006 at Frye Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Gerald was born on April 26, 1938 in New Brunswick, NJ to the late Kenneth Petty and Evelyn Donniger Petty, and his stepmother. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, and retired in NJ as a vending mechanic, before moving to Morganton 3 years ago. Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Denise S. Petty of Morganton; three sons, Jerry, Mark and Guy Petty, all of NJ; three daughters, Sherry Nemeth of NJ, Kelly Wyckoff of Morganton, and Samantha Petty of Morganton; one brother, Kenny Petty of Morganton; and three sisters, Libby Fugman and Trudy Gallaher of NJ and Linda Perkins of Valdese. Also surviving are 25 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Private Services will be held Sunday August 20, 2006. An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese is serving the Petty family.

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