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John Edward Jarrell

John Edward Jarrell, 79, went home to be with the Lord on April 27, 2020 surrounded by his family. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, a private graveside service will be held at Greenview Cemetery with Reverend Ryan Crowder officiating. John was born on April 22, 1941 to the late Will and Mary Williams Jarrell in Reidsville, NC. He married Margie Knowles Jarrell in 1960. John retired from Rockingham County School System where he worked in maintenance, he raised three daughters and was a loving husband, father, and brother. He also was a devoted grandfather to his six grandchildren, eight great-granddaughters and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his children, Sharon McKinney (Mike), Pam Roberts, Cynthia Vogels (Jeff); grandchildren, Mark Surles (Shannon), Stacey Snead (Shawn), Johnathan Gaddis (Jessica), John Paul Roberts, Christopher Gaddis (Anna), Justin Roberts; great-grandchildren, Chyanne, Chloe, Zoey, Caylie, Aurora, Aerith, Margaret, Morgan; sister, Sylvia Fulp (Larry); sisters-in-laws, Betty, Doris and Kathy; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Jarrell; siblings, Junior, Maggie, George and Rosetta. The family would like to extend there thanks to Dr. Scott Luking and Rockingham County Hospice.

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A candle was lit in memory of John Jarrell

Betty Martin Apr 30 2020 7:27 PM

Our love and prayers to the Jarrell Family. Barbara Doss Knight and family.

Barbara Knight Apr 30 2020 5:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Jarrell

Tammy Rhodes Apr 30 2020 4:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Jarrell

Michael Hendley Apr 30 2020 1:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Jarrell

Wanda Hill Apr 29 2020 10:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Jarrell

michael jerrell Apr 29 2020 10:17 PM

Sharon,Pam,Cindy, much love and prayers for your dad's passing. He was a Man's Man. Cut from the old cloth like my dad. It was a honor to have known him, and consider him a friend. Being isolated is hell, feeling bad I could not get out.

Mike E.Thompson Apr 29 2020 9:12 PM

Mr. Jarrell was such a precious man. I am so thankful that I was able to know him. I am praying for you all during this difficult time.

Stacey Styons Apr 29 2020 9:08 PM

Worked with John for years. Very caring and kind friend. So sorry for ur loss. Linda Setliff.

Linda Setliff Apr 29 2020 6:47 PM

So sorry to hear of your loss......thought the world of this gentleman.....gave me my first job babysitting his children....RIP!

Joyce Stone Apr 29 2020 4:06 PM

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