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Gerald "Jerry" Bolles

May 23, 1938 ~ May 25, 2022 (age 84)


Gerald “Jerry” Bolles, 84, of Macomb, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at his home. 

He was born May 23, 1938 to Louis Harvey and Mary Madeline (Madry) Bolles in Fort Worth, Texas. 

Jerry graduated from Lanarie Catholic High School and received his BA degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University in 1999. 

He married Sylvia Kay Hogrebe on September 3, 1965 in Midwest City, Oklahoma. 

Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and Texas Air National Guard and was honorably discharged. 

He worked in the insurance industry as a financial adviser. 

Jerry was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 

He loved to play the piano, enjoyed gardening, working with his tractor, spending time with his family, and always having the last word.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Madeline Bolles; grandson, Gary Allen Bolles; sister, Gail Pickle; and brother, Marty Bolles. 

Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 56 ½ years, Sylvia Kay Bolles of the home; 2 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Keith and Shelly Bolles of Pink, OK and Kevin and Kristi Bolles of Jenks, OK; 2 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Cindy and Terry Lewis of Midwest City, OK and Chris and Bobby Shepherd of Noble, OK; 1 brother, Greg Bolles of Weatherford, TX; 2 sisters, Jan Young of Lake Worth, TX and Paula Carpenter of Mansfield, TX; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. 

Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Shawnee with Reverend Doctor Tiffany Nagel Monroe officiating. Burial will follow at Prairie View Cemetery in Macomb, OK under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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Celebration of Life
May 31, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
301 N. Beard Ave.
Shawnee, OK 74801

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