Jerry Prince

Jerry Prince,,

Jerry Lee Prince, age 56, of Canon, Georgia passed away September 21, 2015 at his home.

Born September 18, 1959 in Royston, Georgia, he was the son of Leila Echols Prince and the late Ernest Lee Prince. He was the father of the late Tonya Melissa Prince. He was also predeceased by his beloved dog, Seven.

He is survived by: his wife: Selina Justine Burrell Prince, of the home; his mother: Leila Prince, of Hartwell, Ga; One son: Jeremy Prince, of Lavonia, Ga; Two daughters: Jennifer Prince Johnson, of Lavonia, Ga; and Sheena Prince Myers, of Hartwell, Ga; Two brothers: Dan Prince, of Lavonia, Ga; and Mike Prince, of Carnesville; Ga; One sister: Lisa Dowell, of Carnesville, Ga; Three grandchildren: Audrey and Olen Johnson, and Kayden Myers; and his beloved dog, Pressley.

Services will be held Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 2 pm in the Ginn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Will Vergera. Burial will follow in the Franklin Memorial Gardens.

The family is at the home. They will receive friends Wednesday from 12 pm until the service time at the funeral home.

Flowers are welcome, but the family requests that those wishing to make memorials, please do so to the Ginn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 37, Carnesville, Ga. 30521, to assist with funeral expenses.


  1. Kimberly Jordan
    October 4, 2015 - 8:29 pm

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone as you face this difficult time. Selina, Sheena, I love you guys!

  2. barbara mckern-peeples
    September 29, 2015 - 4:37 pm

    so sorry to hear about jerry…he was one of the nicest, kind-hearted individuals that one could ever know…a great man and an even a better friend…sweet blessings to each of you, friends and family……. barbara mckern-peeples

  3. So sorry for the lose of. A good man. My prayers go out to the Prince family. I’m here. We will meet. AgAin. R.I.P. jer

  4. Praying for the family. Remember your family from church. Jeremy, May God comfort you.

  5. Jennifer and Jeremy, Many thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time. Your family has always held a special place in my heart.

  6. Jerry was my cousin but felt more like a brother to me. Even though we lived far apart I thought of him often. I will miss the thought of Jerry not being here with us, but knowing that he is in a much better place with his Heavenly Father and Ernest gives me peace and comfort. He will not suffer any more. Love you my brother! See you in heaven one day!

  7. Larry and Sharon Philpot
    September 22, 2015 - 10:39 pm

    Selina, so sorry for your loss! May God give you strength and bless you and the family!

  8. Dan and Diane and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

  9. David &Vicki Skelton
    September 22, 2015 - 8:36 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. May GOD be with y’all through this.Y’all are in our prayers.

  10. I am so sorry for the family loss, I will be praying for all of you.. The memories I have with that family as a child I wouldn’t trade for anything.

  11. So sorry for your loss y’all are in our thoughts Paula Gibby and joy Holmes

  12. So sorry for your loss! Praying for you all.

  13. Jimmy and Gail Alexander
    September 22, 2015 - 6:45 pm

    Jennifer and Bobby we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We love y’all. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  14. Shenna, so sorry for your lost if you need anything please let me know. Always know I’m here for you. Love you.

  15. Darlene Porterfield Bryson
    September 22, 2015 - 6:15 pm

    Went to school with Jerry him and my brother Mitchell were friends I will miss him on fb always talking about his grand children he was a great guy

  16. Susan Callaham Kelly
    September 22, 2015 - 6:14 pm

    To Mike Prince. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you remember me, I use to date you when I lived with my Aunt Polly Byrd. It is hard to lose a loved one. I will be thinking of you. I lost my husband 4 years ago. Kaye my cousin saw this and let me know. I have been looking for you.

  17. Wesley n Cindy King
    September 22, 2015 - 4:08 pm

    Selina we are so sorry for your loss. We love you and are here for you. May God Bless You

  18. Wesley n Cindy King
    September 22, 2015 - 4:07 pm

    Salina we are so sorry for your loss. We love you and are here for you. May God Bless You

  19. so sorry about our loss, even though i was gone from there many, many yrs. -sorry i won’t get to b there in body, but i still love yall-praying for yall-May God bless u all always. God is still good, all the time-I know it’s hard.

  20. Marcus & Angie Greer
    September 22, 2015 - 3:31 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts.

  21. I’m so sorry for your loss.. Jerry was a great all are in my thoughts and prayer’s !! Praying for comfort

  22. Ruth Evans & Christine Martin
    September 22, 2015 - 2:05 pm

    Selina we love you and your in our thoughts and prayers!

  23. Tommy & Anna Fowler
    September 22, 2015 - 2:02 pm

    Selina we are so sorry for your loss, just know your in our thoughts and prayers! We love you!

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