It is with regret that we announce the passing of Mr. Jerry Lee Cobern, age 78, of Ardmore, TN. Jerry was born on September 5, 1940 in Kinderhook, IL to the late Don and Ruth Collins Cobern. He was a loving father, son, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and true friend. He proudly served his country as a member of the 82nd Airborne in the United States Army. Mr. Cobern passed away on May 7, 2019 at his residence.
Survivors include his children, Guy (Bonnie) Cobern, Todd (Lisa) Cobern, Wendy Cooney, and Amy (Chris) Brown; grandchildren, Garrett (Caryln) Cobern, Michael Cooney, Riley Cooney, Jerry Cobern, Billy Cobern, Heather Smith, Courtney Ridings, Katie Beth and Casey Fones, and Ethan and Samantha Jennings; great-grandchildren, Will and Sophia Smith, Carson Cobern, Peyton Cobern, Beckett and Remi Jane Cobern, Mason Fones and Lilly Beth Jennings; special friend and companion, Anna Woods; and many many friends whom he loved. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Cobern, and grandsons, Brandon Cobern and Auburn Jennings.
Funeral service for Mr. Cobern will be private family only. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Jerry Lee Cobern.