Jerry Dove

Genaire “Jerry” Dove, 73, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, December 16, 2010 surrounded by his family.  He was born in Dillon County to the late Reuben and Inez Morris Dove.  He was a retired Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  He served his country proudly having served in Vietnam where he received numerous awards.  He was a Shriner and a Scottish Rites Mason.
He was predeceased in death in addition to his parents, by three brothers, Reuben Dove, Sr., Legrand Dove and Curtis Dove.
Surviving are his wife, Wanda Cox Dove of Mullins, one son, Charles Wayne Dove of Apex, NC, two stepsons, Dennis Michael Dew of Loris and Stephen Gereld Dew of Tennessee; one daughter, Pam Stone of Mullins, and one stepdaughter, Karen L. Dew of North Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Robert Dove and his companion Kathy of Florence, and Wilmer Dove of Summerville, SC, and one sister, Betty D. Byrd and her husband Neal of Mullins; three grandchildren, Chance Austin Stone and Blake Aaron Stone, and Nicole Dove; and four step-grandchildren, Ricca Downer, Grayson Truslow, Savannah Drew, and Christian Drew; and one great-grandchild.
The family received friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Meares Funeral Home in Mullins.  A graveside service with full military honors followed at 2:00 p.m. at Cedardale Cemetery in Mullins.
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Meares Funeral Home of Mullins is honored to serve the family of Mr. Dove.

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