Cover photo for Jerry Carl Ussrey's Obituary
Jerry Carl Ussrey Profile Photo
1930 Jerry 2022

Jerry Carl Ussrey

November 25, 1930 — January 19, 2022

Jerry Carl Ussrey born November 25, 1930 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to parents Claud and Macy (Goff) Ussrey passed away on January 19, 2022 in Claremore, Oklahoma. Jerry spent his early years in Tulsa, Oklahoma graduating from Daniel Webster High School in 1948. Shortly after graduation Jerry served his Country in the United States Army fighting in Korea from 1952-1955. He started his career as a teenager working for the Tulsa World-Tribune, where he remained a faithful employee for 35 years. He moved to Bonne Terre, Missouri in 1985. After the passing of his wife Dorothy Jean in 2003, he moved to Claremore, Oklahoma where he remained till his death.
he is preceded in death by his first wife Twyla June of Cleveland, Oklahoma of whom he was blessed with his only child, daughter Linda; his sisters Oretta “Sis” and Jane of Lawton, Oklahoma and brother Claud Jr of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He is survived by his daughter Linda Howard, (Robert) of Claremore, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Natalie Gorman (Lance) of Kansas City, Missouri; Thomas Howard (Annie) of Claremore, Oklahoma and Eric Howard (Alisha) of Ada, Oklahoma. Great-grandchildren; Savannah and James (Natalie); Julia “Eva”; Emma, Elena, Nathanael “Nate”, Elisea “Ellie”, Erriana, Ezekiel “Zeke”, Gabriel “Gabe” and Michael “Ike” (Thomas); and Avery and Benjamin “Ben” (Eric). He is also survived by nieces and nephews.

But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorry not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. I Thessalonians 4:13,14
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jerry Carl Ussrey, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Monday, January 24, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel

102 W 5th St, Claremore, OK 74017

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree