Jerry C. Singleton
Officer Jerry C. Singleton, 52, of Coalfield, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. He was a member of Mossy Grove Baptist Church and Southgate Lodge #569 F&AM. Jerry was a 1985 graduate of Coalfield High School and had a career in law enforcement spanning more than 30 years. Jerry served in the United States Army as an MP before returning home to serve as a police officer. Over the years Jerry has served with the Harriman Police Department, the Rockwood Police Department, the Roane County Sheriff's Department, the Kingston Police Department and was currently serving on the Fairfield Glade Police Department.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Jimmie Lou Singleton; his son, Jerry C. Singleton II; and his wife, Francine Sexton Singleton.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Corey and Brooke Singleton; his grandson, Cage Singleton; along with a host of other family, friends, loved ones and brothers and sisters of the law enforcement community.
The family received friends Saturday, Jan. 4, from 2-6 p.m. in the gymnasium of Roane State Community College. Masonic service was held at 6 p.m. Funeral services followed with Rev. Jim Disney and Rev. Corey Jones officiating. Graveside services were Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. at Davis Cemetery in Coalfield.
In honor of Jerry's late son, J.C., the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, is honored to serve the Singleton family.
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Published on January 7, 2020


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