DEXTER - Gerald "Jerry" Gregory, 57, died Sept. 22, 2005, at his home.
Born Jan. 8, 1948, in St. Louis to Margaret Frensko of Benld, Ill., and the late Lester Gregory, he attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter. A cement finisher, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Vietnam War.
On May 22, 1985, at Cape Girardeau, he married Sherry Hough who survives of the home.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are: one daughter, Lorie Lynn Gregory of the state of Texas; two stepsons, William Hough Jr. of Romeoville, Ill., and Joe Craven of Woodstock, Ill.; three stepdaughters, Lois Hough of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Kellie Sue Jacobson and Lorie Lynn Peck of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass is scheduled Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church at Benld, Ill., with Monsignor Auda officiating.
Burial will follow in the Benld Cemetery.