Jerry is a 1976 graduate of Dunn High School and he attended Central Carolina Community College. He served four years as a correctional officer for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. He is currently employed with Alphin Bros. where he has been for over 23 years. Jerry began working with Dafford Funeral Home, Inc. in 2008. He attends Lou Chapel Holiness Church # 2 in Dunn, NC. He resides in Dunn, NC with his wife, Yvonne. They have one son, Jerry and a granddaughter, Allure. Jerry enjoys basketball, tennis and spending time with his family.