May 22, 2016
Gerald "Jerry" Wesley Kline Gerald "Jerry" Kline, 76, of Lawrenceville, GA went peacefully to be with his Lord on May 22, 2016. He was born in Washington, D.C. September 13, 1939, and grew up in Kittaning and Tionesta, PA, where he attended West Forrest High School. He served in the US Marine Corps 1957 - 1963, being honorably discharged with the rank of Lance Corporal (E-4). Jerry earned his BA from Samford University, Birmingham, AL, in 1968, and MTH from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1972. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mendel M. Kline and Catherine Lamison Kline, brothers, Ralph Kline and Bobby Kline, and great-granddaughter, Kenzlynn Maddox. Jerry leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years, Menninette Allgood Kline, Lawrenceville, GA and four adoring children: son, Gerald Wesley Kline II (Tonya) of Alabaster, AL; daughters, Susan Abee (David, Sr) Gainesville, GA; Sharon Kline, Lawrenceville, GA, Julianne Nelson (Gary) Gadsden, AL; and adopted daughter, Tram Tran Vuong (Phan) Lawrenceville, GA. Jerry was a fun and loving "Pap" to 15 grandchildren: Tiffany Valdez (Mike) Boaz, AL, Randall Maddox, Northport, AL, Catherine Maddox, Gadsden, AL, David Abee, Jr, Jerrod Abee, and Grace Abee, Gainesville, GA, Regan Kline, Alabaster, AL, Stephen Shimel, Birmingham, AL, Michael Nelson and Scott Nelson (Tiffany) Gadsden, AL, Taylor Burnett, Savannah Burnett, and Mackenzie Burnett, Alabaster, AL, Tram Anh Vuong and Ngoc Anh Vuong, Lawrenceville, GA. 5 great-grandchildren also dearly loved their "Pap": Ayden Page, Raylan and Aurora Valdez, Boaz, AL, Hunter Nelson, Gadsden, AL, and Lonnie Maddox, Northport, AL. One of nine children, Jerry leaves behind one brother, Charles Kline (Cathy) Pleasantville, PA; and sisters, Kathleen Bowman, Baltimore, MD, Louise Fitzgerald (Garry) Avon Part, FL, Bernice Osten (Bob) and Carolyn Mealy (Merle) Tionesta, PA, Janet McKee, Crimora, VA; brothers-in-law, Richard Allgood (Vivian) Loganville, GA, Raymond Allgood (Debbie) Winder, GA. Uncle Jerry/Mr. Jerry is lovingly remembered by host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jerry was a minister in Southern Baptist churches for 30 years, serving the Lord in Vredenburgh, AL, Ruth, MS, Helena, AL, Gadsden, AL and Northport, AL. After retirement and moving to GA, he kept busy working for Kenan Transport, Qualcon and Lakeview Academy, where he made many good friends. He enjoyed spending time with some of his Marine Corp buddies, known as "The Gunslingers", and sitting outside visiting with neighbors and friends. Jerry will be remembered for his sense of humor, his gregarious personality, and his gracious kind heart. Honorary pallbearers are Wesley Kline, David Abee, Sr, Gary Nelson, David Abee, Sr, Gary Nelson, David Abee, Jr, Jarred Abee, Randall Maddox, Merle Mealy, Jr, Marine Corps brothers. Semper Fi. A Celebration of Life Service for Rev. Gerald "Jerry" W. Kline will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral home with Dr. Craig Dale officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 29, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.
Gerald "Jerry" Wesley Kline Gerald "Jerry" Kline, 76, of Lawrenceville, GA went peacefully to be with his Lord on May 22, 2016. He was born in Washington, D.C. September 13, 1939, and grew up in Kittaning and Tionesta, PA, where he attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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