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Jerry Buford Nail

February 5, 1943 — April 19, 2023

Owensboro, KY 42301

Jerry Buford Nail

 

Jerry Buford Nail (80) of Owensboro, KY, passed away at his home under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. He was born in Witchita Falls, TX, on February 5, 1943 to the late Eustis Buford Nail and LaNetta Mae Smulcer Nail Bolen. Jerry was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro, KY, and former member of Christ United Methodist Church of Franklin, TN. He retired in 2010 after many years in the Oil and Real Estate Industries. He loved volunteering his time to organizations such as the Prison Ministry (which he and the late Harry Boyko founded), the Help Office, and many more. He was an avid fan of all sports. Most of all,  he adored his eight grandchildren and his little dog JJ.

 

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his stepmother, Bernadine Nail and his sister Kim Bolen Todd.

 

He is survived by "the love of his life" of 33 years, Susan Pagan Nail; his children, Robert Nail (Luisa) of Texas, Erin "Missy" Grigsby (Travis) of Colorado, Stacy Jernigan (Justin) of Tennessee, and Dustin Brumley (Ashley) of Kentucky; grandsons, Joshua Grigsby and Boone Grigsby of California, Sean Nail of Texas; granddaughters, Claudia and Hanah Brumley of Kentucky, Ashlyn Owens of Tennessee, and Harper and Sadie Jernigan of Tennessee; a brother, Burke Nail (Lucia) of Texas; sisters, Beth Smith (Melvin) of Kentucky, and Cezanne Hendricks (Barbara Roush) of California.

 

Funeral services will be held 12 noon Saturday, April 22, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church with visitation from 10 am - 12 noon prior to the service. There will also be a Memorial Service at Christ United Methodist Church in Franklin, TN, 12 noon, Saturday, May 13, 2023 with visitation from 10 to 12 prior to the service.

 

Per Jerry's request, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations made to the Prison Ministry of Christ United Methodist Church, 508 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37069 or the Help Office of Owensboro, 1316 W 4th Street, Owensboro, Ky 42301.

 

 

Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, May 13, 2023

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Christ United Method Church

508 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN 37069

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