Resurrection Funeral Home

40800 Hayes Road, Clinton Township, MI


Jerry Lee Strong

16 August , 194926 May , 2019

Jerry was born on August 16, 1949 in Shannon, Mississippi. He was the son of the late Jim Strong and Fannie Finley Strong. Jerry graduated from Marry High School in Jackson, Tennessee. He worked for Chrysler.

Jerry leaves behind his cherished siblings, Katie (Henry) Hodges of Southfield, MI; Dorothy (Savannah) Reeves of Milwaukee, WI; Mary Shaw of Memphis, TN; Joyce Strong, Brenda Maclin and Martha (Don) Zellar all of Jackson, TN.

Jerry was preceded in death by his sisters Claudine Strong, Lillie Bell Lewis, Lula Elizabeth Finley, Maggie Strong, Annie Mae Strong, Christine Gunn and Mabeline Anderson and one brother Jimmy Strong.

Jerry loved to play basketball, baseball and golfing. He also enjoyed bowling on team at Troy Lanes and playing cards. Jerry loved to vacation and especially visit family. He also was a reaction coach for the youth. Jerry also was a mentor for the children in the neighborhood. He was always willing to help people when they needed it the most.

Jerry is survived by his beloved wife; Elizabeth Strong and his four sons; Lamar J. Borden, Jerry Strong Jr., Maurice J. Strong, Tyree L. Strong, and daughter Lachelle Nolden. He was a grandfather of seven grandchildren and great-grandfather of two great-grandchildren.


  • Visitation Saturday, 8 June , 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, 8 June , 2019


Jerry Lee Strong

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