Jerry Joseph Walters, 77, Carthage, MO passed away Sept. 9, 2019. He was born June 17, 1942 in Riga Township, MI to Joseph A. and Thelma Ida (Griewahn) Walters. He worked for Panhandle Eastern Pipeline, retiring from their parent company, in Nov. 1997, and moving to Neosho in 2005; he later relocated to Carthage in 2018. Jerry was a member of the Neosho United Methodist Church. He loved to golf and to spend time with his family. Jerry and Katherine S. Jenkins were married on Aug. 10, 1963 in Kansas City, MO; she survives. He is also survived by two children, Mark Walters and wife, Michele of Lee’s Summit, MO and Karen Fitzsimmons and husband, Dan of Carthage; one brother, Wesley Walters and wife, Carole of Marblehead, Ohio; two sisters, Lila Neuman of Blissfield, MI and Debbie Miller of Belleville, MI; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10 am at Neosho United Methodist Church, Neosho, with Pastor Mitch Jarvis officiating.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66; Neosho, MO 64850.

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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.