May 18, 1959 - October 7, 2016
Trimble, MO - Jerrell Blane Livesay, 57, of Trimble, MO, went to be with our Lord on October 7, 2016. The funeral service in his honor will begin at 10:00am, Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church of Mattoon, IL, with Reverend J. Michael Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Van Voorhis Cemetery, Hindsboro, IL. Pallbearers will be Christopher Livesay, Thomas Livesay, Matthew Ferguson, Willie Sweatt, Eli Sweatt, Garrett Sweatt, Zach Livesay, and Blake Livesay. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the service begins. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, located at 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL, 61938, is assisting the family with local arrangements. Born May 18, 1959, in Fort Monmouth, NJ, Jerrell was the son of Carroll and Ann (McCoskey) Livesay. Both survive and reside in Mattoon, IL. He married Denise (Hurley) on May 7, 1994 at the First United Methodist Church in North Kansas City, MO. She survives in Trimble, MO. Other survivors include one brother, Gary Livesay and wife Valerie of Quincy, IL; three sisters, Brenda Ferguson and husband Mike of Oviedo, FL, Valerie Livesay of Edwardsville, IL, and Melanie Spencer and husband Edward of Trilla, IL; four nieces, eight nephews, two great nieces, and one great nephew; and his faithful canine companion, Belle. Jerrell dearly loved is wife of 22 years, Denise; his dog, Belle; and “The Great Outdoors,” whether that meant driving through the Africa bush, sitting in his deer stand near home, walking with his cherished dog Belle in the field, hiking, or just sitting on his porch. Jerrell had great love for his family and friends. He has left a lasting imprint on the hearts of those he touched. With his humor, his strong sense of loyalty, his independence, Jerrell lived life full tilt. His incredible work ethic made him a valued Electronic Technician for Hammel Scale for almost 30 years. In-lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Arley United Methodist Church, 17122 C Hwy, Kearney, MO 64060 or the American Heart Association, www.heart.org, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in his honor or share a memory with his family.
Trimble, MO - Jerrell Blane Livesay, 57, of Trimble, MO, went to be with our Lord on October 7, 2016. The funeral service in his honor will begin at 10:00am, Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church of Mattoon,... View Obituary & Service Information
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