Jerry Baker Yokley, Sr.

Born in Wayne, Michigan on October 27, 1938

Departed on April 13, 2017 and resided in Franklin, Tennessee

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Jerry Baker Yokley, Sr.- Age 78, April 13, 2017.
Preceded in death by his parents, James Yokley and Eunice Starbuck (W.T. Starbuck); brother, J.O. Yokley.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Yokley; sons, Jay Yokley (Rich Schultz) and Baker Yokley, Jr.; sister, Jana Sue Grimes.
He was a longtime member of Brentwood Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made via The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to the Nashville Beta Sigma Phi Torch Fund, 3833 Cleghorn Ave. #400, Nashville, TN 37215 or at
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Monday, April 17, 2017 and 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

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2 Comments to Jerry Baker Yokley, Sr.

  1. Linda & George KOLlmann
    April 15, 2017 12:12 pm

    Carolyn and Sons,

    We were saddened to hear of Jerry’s passing. He was a great husband and father. You’re in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sadness.

    With Warmest Regards,
    Linda & George Kollmann

  2. Dr. Keith Bailey
    April 18, 2017 11:58 am

    Carolyn and Sons,

    Jerry, my favorite banker, close lifetime friend and a first class gentleman. My condolences
    to Carolyn and Sons. Jerry will be greatly missed because he was loved by many.

    Warmest Regards,
    Dr. Keith Bailey

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