Jerry Emmett Addis

Jerry Emmett Addis, 56, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 24, 2024.

Born in Demorest, Georgia, on May 05, 1968, he was the son of the late Wilford Emmett & Lucille Cross Addis. Jerry was a graduate of Habersham Central High School and worked with Avita Community Partners. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing basketball, watching the Georgia Bulldogs play football, and being a part of the Dreamweavers. Jerry was a member of Habersham Baptist Church, where he was a part of the Jericho Class and served as an honorary deacon.

Survivors include his siblings, Dennis Addis of Cornelia, GA; Randy & Rita Addis of Clarkesville, GA; Janet Burton of Cornelia, GA; Nancy & Mark Cannon of Demorest, GA; Steve Addis of Clarkesville, GA; Kenneth Addis of Baldwin, GA; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2024, at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with Pastor Doug Porter officiating. Interment will follow in the Amy’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Habersham Baptist Church, 506 Old Habersham Mills Road, Demorest, GA. 30535

An online guest registry is available for the Addis family at

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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