GRASS VALLEY, Calif. - Services for James Jerry Jared, 89, Grass Valley, were Feb. 13, 2005, at Grass Valley Church of Christ.
Mr. Jared died Feb. 10, 2005. He was born Oct. 12, 1915, at Lovelady, Okla., to Joe S. and Mabel Jared.
He was raised in Ada, Okla., where he worked at his dad's blacksmith shop. Later, he was a truck driver and assistant manager for an Oklahoma grocery chain. He moved to California in 1943, working for Reichhold Chemical, retiring in management in 1979. He and his wife moved to Grass Valley in 1979.
He married Marguerite Hunt Jan. 17, 1935. He was preceded in death by a son; four sisters; and a brother.
Survivors include a son, Jerry Jared, Smith River, Calif.; a daughter, Sue LaLancette, Ft. Jones, Ga.; a sister, Jennie Covert and husband Harold; brothers Joe S. Jared and wife Joyce, Charles Jared and wife Mary Blanche; a brother-in-law Harold and wife Bertha Hunt; a sister-in-law Ruth Hunt; grandchildren, Dana and husband Rief McElroy, Gino Depello and wife Jill, Mike Jared and wife Stacy, Mark Jared and wife Heather; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Donations may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, Grass Valley, Calif. or Church of Christ Building Fund, Grass Valley