JERRY ROBERT McGREW, age 65 of Englewood, Tenn. died Saturday, February 18, 2012, in Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.

He was born and lived in Athens all his life and was preceded in death by his father: Thomas Edward McGrew.

He was a 1964 graduate of McMinn High School was in the National Guards, past President and member of Athens Lions Club, member of Athens Chamber of Commerce, played softball for many years, also coached Little League Baseball, and was an avid golfer. He was former owner of Tennessee Communications, The McMinn Answering Service and was current owner of MASCOM Associates. He was a Ham Radio Operator and owned Classic Cars. He was a member of Woodward Ave. Church of God.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years: Jeanette McKeehan McGrew of Englewood, Tenn., Daughter and Son-in-law: Rebecca and Roger Gann of Sweeetwater, Tenn., Mother: Stella Greene McGrew of Athens, Tenn., Brother and Sister-in-law: Johnny and Becky McGrew of Englewood, Tenn., Sister: Sharon Palmer of Athens, Tenn., One of his greatest loves was his two grandchildren: Kelli McGrew and Bethany Gann, Brother-in-law and wife: Jerry and Sissie McKeehan of Pahokee, Fla., Sister-in-law and husband: Deborah and Thomas Duckett of Niota, Tenn., Uncle: Hobert McGrew of Orlando, Fla., several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 8:00 P.M. Monday in Woodward Avenue Church of God with Rev. Clifford Waters and Dr. Chris Thomas officiating.

Interment will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be James Malone, Larry Malone, Darrel Malone, Randy Lynskey, Michael Jackson, and Gabe Schlenker.

The family will recieve friends from 5-8 Monday at the church.

Those wishing may make memorial contributions to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692 or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Boulevard,, Suite 1010, Rockville, Maryland 20852-9813.