Marion Jerome “Jerry” Hagins, age 76, passed away Friday July 26, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice after a long illness. The Swainsboro, GA native lived most of his life in Statesboro where he graduated from Statesboro High School in 1961. After high school he served his country in the Army National Guard and worked for the Georgia Highway Department for a couple of years. Jerry worked for Life of Georgia where he became sales manager and won numerous awards over his 36 year career. He was a member of Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church, the Virgil Agan Sunday School class and the Statesboro Kiwanis Club.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, George and Lucille Hagins; his twin brother, Larry Hagins and brother, George Hagins, Jr.
Surviving are his wife, Linda Hall Hagins of Statesboro; two daughters, Michelle Marion of Nashville, TN and Lisa Hill (Al) of Statesboro; one sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Roy Thompson; five grandchildren, Ashley Marion, Blake Usry, Carly Hill, Chrissy Hill and Nicholas Hill; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Randy Waters and Elder Jake Futch officiating.
Visitation will be from 2:00 until the hour of the service at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tyler Thompson, Chase Thompson, Nick Hill, Blake Usry, Luke Miller, William Miller, J.T. Cannady and Keith Miller.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Virgil Agan Sunday School Class.
In honor of Jerry’s life, memorials may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo Street, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.