Jerry Wayne Fields

jerry fields

Jerry Wayne Fields, 75, of Carthage, went home to be with his Lord, Thursday October 6, 2022, while at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family and Pastor Mike Garner. 

Jerry was the son of the late Wilbur and Ailene Fields and was preceded in death by wife: Laura Bishop Fields; dear brother: Wilbur Nick Fields; beloved nephew: Phillip Fields Jr. 

He is survived by his brother Phillip Fields and wife Genease, sister Patsy McAllister and husband Warren and his sister-in-law Jeanette Fields, nephew Nicky Fields and wife Kim and children Carson and Claire, niece Judy Smith and husband Russ and son Jared, niece Marti and husband Jon and children Spencer, Samuel and Sara, nephew Kevin Fields and wife Gigi and children Luke, Grace, Jake, Caitlin and Turner, plus great and grand nephews and nieces. His wife Laura gave Jerry stepsons: James, David and Mark Bishop, Nathaniel, Laura Grace, and Nik Bishop were special step-grandchildren whose visits were uplifting. 

Jerry worked in textiles for 30 years but his passion was growing and selling vegetables, along with caring for his many animals, especially his dog JD who will be living with his good church friend Billy Meadows. Jerry and his wife Laura joined Emmanuel Baptist Church. Pastor Mike Garner and many of church friends helped him as his health declined. 

The family is grateful to Alicia and all the caregivers that supported him at home. Many friends visited him which was a joy and appreciated. 

Funeral service will be 2 PM Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Emmanuel Baptist Church.    Burial will follow at Cross Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Rd, Carthage NC 28327 

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Funeral Service: October 11, 2022 2:00 pm

Emmanuel Baptist Church
632 McCrimmon Road
Carthage, NC 28327

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  1. Prayers for comfort to this sweet family. I was blessed to have Jerry as a friend in my life . Love to you all.

  2. Jerry and my dad where good friends and I also enjoy knowing Jerry . My dad always gave someone a nickname and Jerry’s nickname was Doolittle. Jerry and dad rode a many of miles to go and get lunch somewhere. They both will be missed. God BLESS the family.

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