OBITUARY: Jerry L. Stairs


Jerry L. Stairs passed on from this life on January 13, 2023.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Patsy Hughes Stairs, his two children, Ashley Stairs Russell (Brian) and William Taylor Tagg, Jr (Jennifer); a grandchild, Adrienne Russell; sister, Janis Stairs; brothers-in-law, Buddy Phillips and Fred Heiliger as well as numerous other relatives. He will also be missed by his many friends of Bill W, who celebrate his life.

Jerry was born on March 23, 1941 to the late William Talmer Stairs and Zinnia Gribble Stairs.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother Jimmy Stairs and sister Joyce Stairs Heiliger.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 at College Hills Church of Christ from 12 – 2 pm. The memorial service will follow at 2 pm.

Memorial donations may be made in Jerry’s name to Compassionate Hands, PO Box 1156, Lebanon, TN 37088 ( or to your own favorite charity.

PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL in care of arrangements. 615-444-7007


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