Jerry Queen

    Jerry Junior Queen, 42, of Pinesville Park in Murphy, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Erlanger Murphy Medical Center following an apparent heart attack.
    Jerry battled high blood pressure for several years.  
    Jerry loved racing and was very creative. He could create just about anything. He had a great since of humor and loved to laugh.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Homer Queen, in 2006; his brother, Caleb Queen, in 2015; and an uncle, Rickey Mealer.
    Jerry was a loving and caring father, son, brother and uncle, and was a friend to many. Jerry was of the Baptist faith.
    Surviving Jerry are one daughter, Elizabeth Geyer of Murphy; his mother and stepfather, Mary Jo and Ted Harrison of Blairsville, Ga.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Joe and Maria Bell of Andrews, James Queen of Murphy, Jason and Christina Queen of Murphy; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Michelle and Richie Morrow of Andrews, Evie Waters of Hayesville, Serena Queen of Blairsville; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other relatives and friends also survive.
    A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29, from Trout Cove Baptist Church in Murphy with the Rev. Jimmy Morrow officiating.
    The family met with friends at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. Monday, July 23.
    In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests donations may be made to the American Heart Association in Jerry’s memory.
    Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville was in charge of arrangements.
    You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at

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