November 17, 1974 - August 6, 2019
Jerod Thurman, age 44 of Atlanta, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
Born November 17, 1974 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Terry and Barbara (Williams) Thurman. On April 3, 1999 in Elmer, Missouri, he was united in marriage to Andrea McMorris and to this union two sons were born.
Surviving are his father and step-mother, Terry and Sheila Thurman of Atlanta; mother, Barbara Williams of Atlanta, Georgia; two sons, Tyler and Gavin Thurman of Atlanta, Missouri; one brother, Luke Thurman and wife Amanda of Hallsville, Missouri; one sister, Tiffany Paradis of Kennesaw, Georgia; his partner in life, Terri King and children, Bryann, Kyley, and Dustin Magers; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His grandparents and numerous friends preceded him in death.
Jerod was a 1993 graduate of Atlanta High School. He lived all of his life in the Atlanta community where he farmed, and was also employed by Mark Willis and Atlanta C-3 Schools as a bus driver. He was a member of Chariton Primitive Baptist Church, Atlanta Booster Club, and was chairman of the Atlanta Homecoming Committee. Jerod enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, and motocross racing.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri. Officiating will be Pastor Dillon Thurman. Burial will be in the Chariton Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 8, 2019 with the family receiving friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials in memory of Jerod Thurman may be made to Chariton Primitive Baptist Church. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, MO 63549.