Jerry Lee Nease, age 84, of Lebanon, Indiana, died on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his daughter’s home in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on March 25, 1935, the son of the late Moses and Mary Louise (Butler) Nease.

Jerry was a life resident of Lebanon and attended Lebanon High School. In 1957 he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving two honorable years with the 19th Combat Engineers.

He was married on March 6, 1985, in Lebanon, Indiana, to Sallie Ann (Burnell) Nease; she passed away on April 24, 2011.

Jerry farmed as well as worked as an expediter assembler and material supplier at Commercial Filters, now Parker-Hannifin Corp., for over forty years. He retired in March 1997.

He was a member of Fairview Church in Boone County. Devoted to his family, he enjoyed all the get-togethers and family functions. Jerry also enjoyed fishing, hunting and had a love for all animals, especially horses.

Survivors:
Daughter: Ellen Marie Bergez of St. Petersburg, Florida

Stepchildren:
Steve Suter and wife, Trish of Frankfort
Russell Suter of Lebanon
Greg Kohr and wife, Martha of Elkhart

Granddaughters:
Margaret (Allan) Jenks
Heather Bergez
Desire Bergez

Seven Great Grandchildren

Sisters:
Betty (James) Myers-Lebanon
Lottie Hale-Lebanon
Beverly (Richard) Anderson-Thorntown

In addition to his parents and wife, Jerry was preceded in death by one brother, Marvin Nicely; sisters, Mary Campbell, Mozelle Wyatt; brother-in-law, Amos Hale

Graveside Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.