Jerry F. Bible, age 77, of Newport passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at UT Medical Center. He was a member of the Concord Baptist Church, Mohawk, Tennessee. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoors man. He handcrafted sporting goods and raised and trained hunting dogs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Imogene Bible; and sister, Diane Bible Kennary.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl Reneau Bible of Newport; sister, Nancy Bible Hall of Morristown; brother-in-law, William Kennary of Johnson City; and nieces, Lauren Hall of Morristown and Tina Reneau of Sevierville.

Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 at Resthaven Memorial Mausoleum, with Rev. Glenn Ball officiating. Entombment will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s of Tennessee, c/o of Alexia Austin, 363 East Main St., Newport, TN 37821 or Celebrate Life Cancer Support Group, c/o of Michele Sexton, P.O. Box 263, Newport, TN 37822.

Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home

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