Jason J. ”Jerry” Elder

08/24/1921 — 05/26/2003

From Benton, City, WA, US | Born in Barnsdall, Oklahoma

Jason J. ”Jerry” Elder

                                     Jason “Jerry” Elder

 Jason “Jerry” Elder, 81, of Benton City passed away in the comfort of his home on May 26, 2003. He was born in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, on August 24, 1921 and lived in Benton City since 1960.

 Jerry was a retired painter from Union Local 478. Jerry served in the Army during World War II and was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 115.

 Jason was preceded in death by his wife Faye Elder, mother and father Anna and Jason Elder, and a sister Marge Cox. Left to cherish his beautiful memories are his loving daughters Lynda Johnson and husband Lynn, Cherryl Worley and husband Larry, and Shawn Taber and husband Morgan; granddaughters Tara Rattray and Jessica Taber; grandsons Silas and Seth Worley, all of Benton City, and Chris Rattray and wife Dona of Oregon City, Oregon, and a new great grandson Dylan Rattray; sisters Gladys Combs of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Gertrude Hairgrove of Sapulpa, Oklahoma; and many other relatives in Oklahoma.

 He was an inspiration to us all and will be greatly missed.

 A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 31 at Evergreen Cemetery in Benton City, Washington.

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  • Lynda, Jerry, and family,

    God bless you all and Lynda I am so glad that you and I got to talk in my past visit.

    It is hard when both parents are gone but life is still precious. I got my gallbaldder surgery over and talk at you later.

    I loved being your class mate and neighbor. Take care and live each day to the fullest.

    Betty Fraley Volmer

    Betty and Greg Volmer
    November 4, 2014
    Anchorage, AK, US
  • Was sorry to hear Jerry Passed away. Although heis gone his memory and spirit will live on for ever.Will never forget all the good times we had. Especially the time we punched the wells in.

    All our love Gary& Debbie

    Gary&Debbie Bachtel
    November 4, 2014
    Kennewick, US
  • Dear Tara and family, I know this is a difficult time for all of you. Your family is close net and that will help you to get through the grief. Be gentle with yourselves for the next year.


    Jolene Brown and family

    Jolene Brown
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA, US
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