Jerry Norman Bauer, 77, Big Rock, Tennessee

Jerry Norman Bauer, 77, of Big Rock, Tennessee, died Thursday, October 15, at Diversicare of Dover Tennessee. He was born in Indiana January 30, 1943, to Elmer John and Anna Marie Hembree Bauer.

Jerry is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Patricia Jean Barber Bauer; one son, Jeffrey Bauer, Tennessee; three daughters, Carol Townsend, Greenbrier, Tennessee, Deanna Bauer, Big Rock, Tennessee, and Jera Coburn, Dover, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Jake Townsend and wife Megan, Josh and Justin Townsend, and Holden Coburn; one great-grandson, Levi Townsend; and expected great-granddaughter, Abigale Townsend.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers Robert and Kenneth Bauer and an infant brother and infant sister.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. The family requests that you wear a face mask and practice social distancing while attending the services. Online condolences may be shared at Funeral services at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.with burial following in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dubois. Pastor Jake Townsend will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.