Jerry M. Piper


Jerry M. Piper of Sumner, Illinois passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born on September 26, 1945 in Olney, Illinois the son of Marion X Piper and Nettie Bell (Williams) Piper. He married Blanche Barker on August 3rd, 1969. They celebrated 51 years together

Jerry was a member of Ironworkers Local #22 and the Sumner United Methodist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, a daughter Kristal Lynn, brother Jack C and a sister Marion Jean Engledow. Survivors includes his wife Blanche, daughter Brandie Belford, her husband Joey and two grandsons Zackary and his fiancé Faith Marr, and Jerret all from Jacksonville, Illinois, Sister Janet Ulrich and Sister-in-laws Jewel Piper, Paula Blevins, Betty Stanton(Jim), Billie Miller (Smokey), Becky Stoltz, and brother-in-law Jeff Barker, along with several nieces and nephews.

Jerry’s wishes were to be cremated and no formal services. A celebration of Jerrys Life will be held at a later date.