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MMC Jerry Lee Colbert, NAVY (Ret)

June 9, 1940 ~ December 24, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary

A Celebration of Life service for MMC Jerry Lee Colbert, NAVY (Ret), 81, of Clarksville, TN, will be Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 6:00 PM at Sykes Funeral Home. Henry Walker will officiate. The family will receive friends from 4:30 PM until the time of service.  

Jerry was born on June 9, 1940 in Troy, MO to Virgil and Mary Wannick Colbert who precede him in death. He passed away on December 24, 2021. Jerry served 2 tours in Vietnam and retired after 22 years in the United States Navy. He was a member of DAV Chapter 45 and American Legion Post 289. Jerry liked fishing and woodworking.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 38 years, Betty Colbert; children: Shirley Wood, Maggie Colbert, Brenda (Shawn) Wood, David (Billie) Zeveney, Cynthia Zeveney-Dequenne, and Carrie (Jozef) Alter; siblings, Shirley Patton and Johnny Colbert; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Please visit Jerry's guestbook at www.sykesfuneralhome.com and share a memory with the family.  

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 30, 2021

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory
424 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
Thursday
December 30, 2021

6:00 PM
Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory
424 Franklin St
Clarksville, TN 37040

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