SGT Gerald Walter Emery #535 (Ret.), age 83, of Summerville, GA (formerly of Milledgeville, GA), died Thursday, May 11, 2023, at his residence.
SGT Emery was born March 18, 1940, in Garden, MI, son of the late Walter H. and Isabell M. Kervin Emery. SGT Emery retired from the Georgia State Patrol after 30 years of service. He was stationed at Post 33, Milledgeville. SGT Emery was also a veteran of the United States Air Force.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Marjorie Houghton, Wanda Boyer; and a brother, Edward “Ted” Emery.
Survivors include his daughter, Amy Emery (Felipe) Tijerina; son, David G. (Natalie) Emery; sisters, Evelyn Roberts, Shirley Schwebs; grandchildren, Glenn Emery, Janie Emery, Clifford Bratcher, Nicholas Bratcher, and Jennifer Gilleland; great-grandchildren, Roone Emery, Briar Ellenburg.
Funeral services for SGT Emery will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 18, 2023, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel.
SGT Emery will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service on Thursday.
Interment with military honors will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, May 22, 2023, at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery (2617 Vinson Highway, Milledgeville, GA 31061).
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