November 16, 2012
SULLIGENT, Ala. — Jerry Wayne “Big E” Eastman, 66, died Nov. 13, 2012, at his residence. Services are today at 2 p.m. at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Shane Flynn and James Godsey officiating. Burial will follow in the Gilmer Addition of Sulligent City Cemetery. Mr. Eastman was born Aug. 20, 1946, to Freddie Stanford Eastman Robinson of Columbus and the late Arlie Eastman. He was a member of Sulligent First Freewill Baptist Church and a 1964 graduate of Sulligent High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Vista Chemical. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Ben Robinson. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Eastman of Sulligent; daughter, Tammy Flynn of Fayette, Ala.; brother, Billy Carl Eastman of Sulligent; and three grandchildren. Pallbearers are Charles Brom, Johnny Allen, Danny Lee Smith, Jason Munn, Freddie Phillips, Greg Stanford and Anthony Edwards.