“Jerry wanted the best for himself, and he also wanted the best for others. He believed that the best is what Jesus has to offer us.”
Jerry T. Poston, Sr., of Lexington, SC, passed peacefully into the embrace of his heavenly Father on November 15, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.
Born on July 1, 1937, he was the tenth child of Mack Kenzie Poston and Carrie Yulee Greenwood. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Amelia Poston, and eight of his siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Norton Poston; a blended family of five children: Jerry Travis Poston, Jr. (Christina), Ray Drew, David Drew (Cissy), Elizabeth Abbott, Robert Drew; grandchildren: Abigail Poston, Benjamin Poston, Joanna Poston, Marc Abbott, Rebecca Drew, Charlie Drew, Walker Drew, River Drew; and great-grandchildren: Avery, Scarlett, Saylor, Brecken.
A celebration of life will be held at Lexington United Methodist Church on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm with service immediately following at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideons International.