Jerry Whidby, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Daisy Martin Whidby, and brother, Thomas Eugene Whidby. Mr. Whidby is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Renda Vaughn Whidby, Sugar Hill; son, Michael Whidby, Sugar Hill; sister, Judy Whidby Hall, Stone Mountain, GA; sisters-in-law, Retha (Tony) Wade, Cumming, GA, and Elaine Suggs, Atlanta, GA; niece, Jennifer Hall Green and husband Douglas; nephew, Jason Hall; and several cousins. Mr. Whidby was born on October 17, 1939, in Buford, GA. He was a 1957 graduate of South Hall High School, and he was a retired construction where he owned his own business. Mr. Whidby attended Riverside Baptist Church in Buford. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 4, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Akins officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverside Baptist Church, c/o David Hill, 5995 Suwanee Dam Rd, Sugar Hill, GA 30518 in memory of Jerry Whidby. Flanigan Funeral Home, 4400 S. Lee St., Buford GA 30518
BY: Alicia Payne
Alicia joined the North Gwinnett Voice, as the Editor, shortly after the first publication. She is a homegrown Buford native, with the southern charm and "bless your heart" included. ...