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Jerry Banks Elmore

Laurens, S.C.

Jerry Banks Elmore, 76, of 401 Powderhorn Road, and husband of Priscilla Davis Elmore, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at NHC of Laurens.

Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late Joe Palmer and Billie Tench Elmore. Jerry received a MBA with Clemson – Furman and was formerly employed with 3M, Palmetto Spinning, and United Way. Jerry was formerly an active member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and was currently a member of Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church. Jerry was also formerly a member of Kiwanis and Rotary.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 56 years are his children: Paige Bagwell and husband Ron of Flowery Branch, GA, and Jason Elmore of Laurens; grandchildren, Palmer Holt, Rebekah Holt, and Lucy Bagwell; great-grandchildren, Walker Holt, PJ Holt, Paxton Holt, and Preston Holt.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Elmore was predeceased by a brother, Stanly Joe Elmore and a daughter-in-law, Tracey Weiler Elmore.

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Alex D. Henderson and Rev. Tony Crouch. A private burial will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at 401 Powderhorn Rd, Laurens, SC 29360, and will receive friends in the church immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church Renew Fund, 499 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Laurens, SC 29360 or to Laurens Memorial Home for the Aged, PO Box 638, Laurens, SC 29360.

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