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Jerry Edward Breakfield

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Columbia for Jerry Edward Breakfield, 80 of Columbia, who passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Forrest General Hospital. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Bryant Barnes will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Columbia.

As a long-time resident of Marion County, Jerry worked as a State Farm Agent for 55 years in Columbia. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He was also an avid golfer. He was a proud sponsor of pee wee football and proud coach.

He was preceded in death by J. O. and Charlene Breakfield; sister, Gayle Reid.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Breakfield of Columbia, MS, two daughters, Cynthia Lick (Charles) of Brandon, MS, Glenda Petroff (Richard) of Covington, LA; son, Eddie Breakfield (Veronica) of Athens, AL; grandchildren, Amanda Faucheux (Chris), Drew Lick, Erin Allen (Zachary), Morgan Breakfield (Dagan), Rachel Smith (Sam), Mary Claire Skipper (Nathan), Ryan Petroff, Ilja Lick; great grandchildren, Madison Noelle Faucheux, Emma Reese Faucheux, Mary Ryan Skipper, and Everly Elizabeth Allen.

Pallbearers will be Chris Faucheux, Ryan Petroff, Zachary Allen, Morgan Breakfield, Drew Lick, Ilja Lick, Sam Smith, and Nathan Skipper.

In lieu of flowers family and friends can make donations to the Baptist Children's Home @ or the Wounded Warrior's Program.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Coumbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Jerry Edward Breakfield
December 30, 1939 - February 9, 2020





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