Geraldine Pepper

Tennessee

SOUTH PITTSBURG Geraldine "Jerry" Hogan Pepper, 91, of Harrison, Ohio died on Monday, July 1, 2013, in Lookout Mountain, Ga.Jerry was born on Aug. 7, 1921 in New Hope, Tenn., to the late Charles and Pearl Simmons Hogan.She was married to the late Charles Pepper. They met while attending Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn. Charlie, Jerry and family moved to Harrison in 1953. She was a substitute teacher for the local Harrison schools for many years. Jerry was quite active in her church and loved to send cards to others as a ministry of compassion, caring and love.She was predeceased by her spouse, Charles Pepper; and eldest son, Michael Pepper.She is survived by her three sons, David Pepper, of Boston, Mass., Tony (Judy) Pepper, of Lookout Mountain, Ga., and Jeff (Diane) Pepper, of Boiling Springs, S.C. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Kim (John) Morecraft, Amanda (Justin) Stokes, Rachel Pepper, Kathryn Pepper, Michael (Griffin) Pepper and Sarah Pepper; and by four great-grandchildren, Izalou, Asa, Clara Hope and John Henry Morecraft.A graveside service for family was held on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Tenn., with the Rev. Joseph Novenson of Lookout Valley Presbyterian Church officiating.Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.Funeral arrangements are being handled by Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg, Tenn.

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