"Jerry and I went to the"picture sh one evening in Feb.,1950. Jerry stopped at a little store and bought some chewing tobbaco. It was very cold weather and he told me if I would swallow some of the juice from the chewing tobacco it would warm me up, Jerry was ..."
– DEnnis"Bud" Holland, friend of boyhood,
rockmart, GA, Aug 30, 2012
"Jerry and I were very close buddies in our boyhood days here in Georgia. Iloved the guy: he was my hero and I am greatly saddened at his passing but,thank God, we still have his music!"