Edward Erving Gingerella

October 11, 1943October 9, 2013
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Edward E “Ginger” Gingerella Jr, 69, passed away on October 9, 2013 in Tazewell, TN. Ginger was born on October 11, 1943 in Biloxi, MS. He was a graduate of Biloxi High School, Class of 1961. He served in the United States Navy and retired from Ingalls Shipbuilding.

Ed “Ginger” lived in Tazewell, TN for several years where he enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and other outdoor activities in the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains.

Ed “Ginger” was preceded in death by his parents Edward E Gingerella Sr and Bernice Burton Gingerella and son-in-law Ferris J DeRouen.

He is survived by his wife: Wanda Yeary Gingerella, Tazewell, TN, Son: Edward E Gingerella III and wife April, Gautier, MS, Daughter: Tammy Gingerella DeRouen, Broken Arrow, OK, Step-son Josh Nix and wife Lydia, Grabill, IN and four granddaughters. He is also survived by an uncle Floyd Burton, Lucedale, MS and an old Navy Buddy Jim Morris, NC.

Due to extended illness, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, make donations to Coffey Funeral Home to help family with funeral expenses. The family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M. Sunday October 13, 2013 at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel with funeral service to follow at 2:00 P.M. Sunday in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Yeary Family Cemetery. Minister: Rev. Otis Burl Cavin

Pall Bearers: Marvin Yeary, Ray Pillion, Jim Morris, Joshua Nix, Randy Yeary and Tyler Yeary. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Sunday, October 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 13, 2013

Edward Erving Gingerella

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