Jeritza Edwards Harmon

Published 10:41 am Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Jeritza Edwards Harmon

March 20, 2017

Jeritza “Jerry” Edwards Harmon, 88, of Macon, Ga. and formerly of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Monday, March 20, 2017.

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The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Dean officiating. Interment will be at Roselawn Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. Online visitors may sign the guest register at In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 155, Bainbridge, GA 39818.

Jerry was born March 8, 1929, in Apalachicola, Fla., the daughter of H.A. Edwards and Nell Eubanks Edwards. She graduated from Port St. Joe, Florida High School, Class of 1947, and married Carroll Harmon in Bainbridge on Feb 10, 1951. Jerry and Carroll just recently celebrated 66 years of marriage. They lived in Bainbridge until their move to Macon in 2012. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bainbridge and the Lydia Sunday School Class. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, her family, and her many friends. Survivors include her husband, Carroll Harmon of Macon; her son, Tom Harmon and his wife, Beth, of Macon; her grandchildren, Bo Harmon and his wife, Sarah, of Atlanta, Catherine Harmon of Macon, and Sam Harmon of Atlanta; her great-granddaughter, Catherine “Cate” Harmon of Atlanta; and her sister, Joyce McNeil of Westville, Fla. Jerry was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Harmon.