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Gerald Sammons
August 27, 1940 - November 17, 2020

Gerald Sammons

Gerald Sammons
Aug 27, 1940 - Nov 17, 2020

Gerald Sammons
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MT. PLEASANT - Gerald S. Sammons, 80, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the Henry County Health Center.
Gerald was born August 27, 1940 to Clem Arthur and Lottie Mae (Messer) Sammons. He was the last surviving of nine children. He was the first baby in Mt. Pleasant that was delivered by the late Dr. Stewart Jackson. Gerald graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1958. He worked for Hearth and Home Technologies for 35 years retiring in 2000.
Gerald enjoyed Old Western movies, working outside, and bird watching. He enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years. Gerald coached his children in Little League baseball and softball. He was an avid Cubs and Iowa Hawkeye fan. Gerald especially enjoyed when his grand and great grandchildren came to visit.
On September 1, 1960, Gerald married Maxine Hill in the Fireside Room at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant. They were parents to three children; Curtis of Mt. Pleasant, Cathy (Pete) Hinkle of Lockridge, and Brian, deceased. He also had 4 granddaughters; Brittany (Jeremy) Eland of Mt. Pleasant, Breanne (Donald) Bebb of North Liberty, Ashau Sammons (finance Cody Tusing) of Mt. Pleasant, and Courtney Sammons of Mt. Pleasant. He is also survived by his seven adored great-granddaughters; Nevaeh, Azaylia, Kenley, Zoey, Adelynn, Lennox, and Hailey.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Virgil, Oral (Coke), and Clem (Junior); and five sisters; Hazel Garrison, Cecil Milks, Wanda Gill, Esther Rouse, and an infant sister Dorothy.
Visitation will be held from 12:00-600 PM Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Olson~Powell Memorial Chapel. Family will not be present. Graveside Services will be Friday, November 20, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Forest Home Cemetery with Pastor Guy Sammons officiating. Please follow social distancing guidelines and masks are required. Memorials may be directed to Henry County Health Center Ambulance Services.

Deborah on Nov 19, 2020

Cathy, I am so sorry for and your families loss. Thoughts and prayers.

CLARA AND JERRY INGWERSEN on Nov 18, 2020

MAXINE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS HE WAS A GREAT MAN PRAYERS FOR YOU AND ALL YOUR FAMILY CLARA AND JERRY INGWERSEN

Kathy Hay on Nov 18, 2020

Maxine I'm so sorry for your loss. Sounds like you and family have a lifetime of memories. Aunt Jinx and I send our love and prayers to you and family. Kathy

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19
Thursday
Olson - Powell Memorial Chapel
709 E Maple Leaf Dr
Mt Pleasant, IA, United States 52641
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Nov
20
Friday
Forest Home Cemetery
South Walnut Street
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
10:00 AM


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