1941 — 2023
A memorial service for [Gus] MAJ Jerry Ray Meridith, US Army, Ret., age 82, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann and Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Visitation with the family will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday. Gus was born on March 4, 1941, to Thomas and Goldie Meridith in Trumann, AR. He found his calling in the United States Army, proudly serving for more than two decades as an enlisted Soldier, Warrant Officer, and finally a Commissioned Officer. During that time, he commanded troops across the globe, including in the Vietnam War where he earned the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster for valor...