Jerome Dorsey Prince, 71, of Owens Cross Roads, gained his reward on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. He was born in Columbus, GA to James and Marvolene Prince. Jerry graduated from South Cobb High School in Mableton, GA and went on to earn his bachelors degree from Harding University in 1965.
He retired from Novartis Pharmaceuticals in 2005 and then began his second career as Business Manager for Advanced Obstetrics and Gynecology in Huntsville.
Jerry was an active member of Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ. He had a passion for sharing God’s word and for serving others; accomplishing the former with confidence and strength and the later with selflessness and humility.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Bonnie; daughter Debbie Prince Long of Dallas, TX; son-in-law Greg Long; grandchildren David and Daniel; daughter Becky Prince Conrad of Owens Cross Roads, AL; son-in-law Mike Conrad; grandchildren Katy (Conrad) Millard, Morgan, Natalie, Michael and Jackson; brother Frank Prince of Alpharetta, GA.
The family will receive visitors on Thursday from 4:00PM – 7:00PM at New Hope Funeral Home, 2500 Oak Grove Road, New Hope, AL 35760. Services will be held on Friday, 2:00PM at Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ, 3229 Old HWY 431, Owens Cross Roads, AL 35763. Interment to follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 117 Longwood Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35801 or at http://www.alz.org.