Jerry Dean Burge, 67 of Clinton, Il. passed away 2:25 PM November 19, 2021 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, Il.


Services will be 2 PM, Monday, November 29, 2021 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, Il. with Mark Boehm officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL with Military Honors. Visitation will be 1 – 2 PM, Monday at the funeral home.


Memorials may be directed to Jerry Dean Burge Memorial Fund.


Jerry was born June 8, 1954 in Gibson City, IL the son of Janie Burge. He married Donna Ranee Davis May 20, 1995 in Clinton, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Donna Ranee Burge, Clinton, IL; children:  Tequila (Jeremy) Strange, Decatur, IL; Jerry Shaw, Weldon, IL; Angie Burge, Louisville, TX; Jeremy Hughes, Clinton, IL; Joshua (Markita) Hughes, Powderly, TX; and Jessica Burge, Decatur, IL; step-children:  Richard (Heather) Tennison, Rockford, IL; Stacey Tennison, Beason, IL; Darren S. Tennison, Clinton, IL; Eric (Randee) Tennison, Eighty Four, PA; Justin Barber, Decatur, IL; and Greg Spurling, Jefferson City, MO; 43 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; siblings:  Nancy Roberts, Clinton, IL and Luther Roberts, South Carolina.


He was preceded in death by his parents; grandmother, Dorabell Bateson Weinzierl; and step-son, Robert Allen Tennison.


Jerry was a US Army veteran.  He was a truckdriver and enjoyed fishing.  Most of all, he loved taking care of and spending time with his grandchildren.


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