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October 1, 2013

Jerry Ellison Vest Sr., 81; Jeffersonville

Jerry Ellison Vest Sr., 81, Jeffersonville, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at his home.

  He was a native of New Washington. He retired from his occupation as a manufacturer sales representative for Makita U.S.A., Inc. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and attended the First Presbyterian Church, Jeffersonville.  

He was survived by his wife, Mary Alice Miller Vest; his sons, Jerry Vest Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Pittsburgh, Penn., Eric Vest and his wife, Paula, Florence, Ky., and Rex Vest, Jeffersonville; and his grandchildren, Jerry Vest III and Laura Musale. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Archie Vest and his mother, Alma Poole Vest.

The family has chosen cremation. E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, is in charge of arrangements.

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