December 3, 1930 ~ March 4, 2021
Born in: Atlanta, Georgia
Resided in: Snellville, Georgia
James H. “Jimmy” Lord, Jr., of Snellville, GA went to be with Jesus while surrounded by
his loving family at the age of 90 on March 4, 2021.
Jimmy was born in Atlanta, GA to Mary McEachin and James Harrison Lord, Sr. on
December 3, 1930 and later moved to the Tucker area. He was a graduate of Clarkston
High School. Jimmy served in the United States Marine Corp. from 1947-1950.
On September 1, 1950, Jimmy married the love of his life, Jeri Chewning Lord, and they
recently celebrated 70 years of marriage. He was a member of the Atlanta Plumbers
and Steamfitters Local Union 72 and worked as a union plumber until his retirement.
Jimmy became a Shriner and was a member of the Oriental Band, and a member of
The Royal Order of Jesters. He served on the Clarkston, GA City Council for several
terms. He was a lifetime member of Rehoboth Baptist Church.
Jimmy was a very devoted family man. He was preceded in death by his sister Edna
Lord Baumgartner. He is survived by his wife Jeri Lord, sister, Ann Elizabeth Troglin
(Mike), sons Tony Lord (Rosalind) and Stanley Lord (Sheila), grandchildren Stephanie
Self (Adam), Krista Gadd (Jonathan), Stan Lord (Joy), Travis Lord (Laura), and great
grandchildren Sarah Grace Self, Payton Gadd, Charlotte Self, Claire Gadd, Harrison
Gadd, Eli Lord, Ivy Gadd, Olivia Lord, Isabella Lord, Gabriella Lord and many nieces
A visitation will be held at Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM and Funeral
Services on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Rehoboth Baptist Church 2997 Lawrenceville
Hwy. Tucker, GA 30084 at 2:00PM with Rev. Larry Williams officiating.
Visitation: March 6, 2021 6:00 pm - March 6, 2021 8:00 pm
Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3000 Lawrenceville Highway
Tucker, GA 30084