Jerry D. Hyter, 71, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born March 9, 1942 in Pell City, Ala. She retired from Seaboard Farms. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lula Mae Crowe; father, William Gober; brother, Bobby Crowe and grandson, Demoniusm Jones. Survivors are her four daughters, Yvonne Hyter, Annette Hyter, Jeanette Hyter, Iunike Holland; sister, Loretta Owens, Chattanooga; other brothers and sisters who live out of state; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; dear friend, Debbie Brown; special niece, Shinenna Owens; a host of other nieces and nephews. Services will be held at noon on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Taylor officiating. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery. The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 78 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.