Robert ‘Bob’ Jerrell

Robert ‘Bob’ Jerrell

Robert “Bob” Jerrell, 77, of Cobden, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born on Feb. 9, 1943, in Pulaski, the son of Roscoe and Martha Lindsey Jerrell. 

He married Peggy Ralls-Youngblood on July 4, 2005. 

Mr. Jerrell is survived by his mother, Martha Jerrell; his wife, Peggy Jerrell of Cobden; children Kandace (Michael) Brink of St. Charles, Robert Minor (Stacey) Jerrell III of Cobden and Brandy Jerrell of Lick Creek; stepchildren, Kenna (Dom Spinella) Anderes of San Diego, Calif., Mark (Vickie) Youngblood of Cleveland, Tenn., and Darren (Amanda) Youngblood of Anna; grandchildren Jordyn and Emma Brink, Caleb and Quinton Jerrell, Tegan and Kalaina Anderes, and Kelsey and Hali Youngblood; a brother, Dennis (Kathy) Jerrell and family; a sister-in-law, Geloria Jerrell and family; other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Roscoe Jerrell; a son, Jeremiah Jerrell; and a brother, Jack Jerrell.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and did most of the cooking there. 

Throughout his life he worked as a farmer, owned the Vienna IGA and worked at the Vienna Correctional Facility. He could sing karaoke with the best of them and he loved gardening and cattle farming. 

Private graveside services will be held for the family. Interment will be in the Anna Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna. Envelopes will be available at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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