Willie Jerry Malone was born on July 3, 1942 in Lawrence County, Tennessee, the son of the late Marvin James and Lerline Adams Malone.
On June 8, 1962, he was united in marriage to Linda Gale Stricklin Malone, who survives.
Willie was a saleman for Noland Supply Company. He also had worked for General Motors Company in Lordston, Ohio, Shulton Old Spice Company in Memphis, Tennessee, and North Elementary School in Savannah, Tennessee. Willie was a member of New Life Pentecostal Church in Savannah, Tennessee. He enjoyed fishing, car races, being outdoors, church and spending time with his family and church family.
Willie departed this life on January 18, 2023 in Hardin County, Tennessee at the age of 80 years, 6 months, and 15 days.
He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Stricklin Malone of Savannah, Tennessee; daughter, Tammy M. Davis and husband Jeff of Jackson, Tennessee; son, Jerry L. Malone of Savannah, Tennessee; grandchildren, Adrian L. Davis and wife Christy, Courtney M. Hanes and husband Janson, Hunter E. Malone, and Jaxon Malone; and great children, Macon L. Davis and Grayson F. Hanes.
In addition to his parents, Willie is preceded in death by his sister, Perlene Little; brother, Elva Malone; and grandparents, Claude and Lilly Adams and Jerry Jackson and Minnie Malone.