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Jerry Sue Brown Diffie White

October 14, 1938 — November 26, 2023

Amarillo

Jerry Sue (Brown Diffie) White of Amarillo, Texas, 85, passed away peacefully on November 26th, 2023. Jerry was born on October 14th, 1938 to John Leroy Sr and Irene Callie Brown in Coal Hill, Arkansas.

Jerry is predeceased in death by her parents John and Irene Brown, siblings, John Brown Jr, Ada Bea Bunch, her twin Jimmy Brown, son Robert Dale Diffie, and her two great granddaughters Mackenzie and Addy Allison. 

Jerry is lovingly survived by her daughter Lori Johnson and husband Tony and their children and grandchildren. Jeremiah and Sarah Johnson and their children Kade, Lola, Winston, and Vivian. Nathan and Candice Allison and their children Lorin and Kati. Kelsi Johnson. Justin Johnson and Alex Cates and their daughter Mary. Daughter-in-law Sharla (Diffie) Trimble and her husband Glen and their children and grandchildren. Tyson Diffie and Leah, their children, Ashton, Nicole, Tristan, Tate, and Anela. Callie Diffie. Colton and Karley Diffie, their daughters Evelyn and Emberly. Step-Daughters Terri and husband Robbie Dewberry and their sons Ryan and wife Maggie Dewberry. Tommie Dewberry. Tammi and husband Doug Holmes and their children and grandchildren. Chrissy and her husband Lance Perdue and their daughter Indy. Amy and her husband Chris Bennett and their children Ransom, Gavin, and Layne. Greg Holmes and husband Bryan Strange and their daughter Leah. Sarah and her husband Tanner Navarrete and their daughter Tegan. Traci White and her wife Debbie Cox.

Jerry met and married Dale H. Diffie in Tucson Arizona, with Dale she had her son Robert Dale and Lori Dawn. In 1970 she moved to Spearman, Texas where her older brother John resided. There she met Tommie White and was married. With her marriage to Tommie she gained three daughters; Terri, Tammi, and Traci. Jerry and Tommie moved to Alba, Texas near Lake Fork. The entire family including many grandchildren enjoyed the lake up until 2000, when she returned to the panhandle and lived in Amarillo near her twin brother Jimmy until his death. 

Jerry was a daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her career spanned from working as dispatcher, secretary, and then working in many different capacities during her time at WalMart. Upon her retirement Jerry was working in the bakery, which she enjoyed. Jerry enjoyed quilting, painting, and spending time with her family. 

Jerry was determined, independent, stubborn, and a force of love. Over the course of her lifetime she endured the loss of a son, surviving breast and ovarian cancer, and multiple surgeries. The hardships affected her greatly, however she was a resilient and determined woman. Though she will be missed greatly by those she left behind, we find peace in knowing she is reunited with those she loves. 

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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First Southern Baptist Church

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