The Newnan Times-Herald


Jerry D. Rooks

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Aug. 30, 2018 - 5:03 PM

Jerry Rooks, 81, of Newnan passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

He was born August 24, 1937 in Bowdon, Ga. to the late Henry Lee Rooks and Cybil Irene Craven Rooks.

He is survived by loving friend and companion, Faye Price, and her children that he treated as his own, Glynna(Jeff) Jackson, Clay(Cherie) Price, Dennis(Vickie) Price; grandchildren, Summer Price, Brad Price, Courtney Shelnutt, Kristen Carden, Jamie Carden, Kimberly Byrd, Katelyn Jackson, Trevor Jackson; seven great-grandchildren that he adored; and aunts, Betty Taylor and Billye McElroy.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 656 Roscoe Road, Newnan, Ga. with Rev. Tim Hammett officiating. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5-7 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, Ga.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory (770) 253-4580