Jerri Lynn Marsh Young

Published 3:31 pm Tuesday, September 6, 2022

“No eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived, what God has prepared for those who love Him.” I Corinthians 2:9
Jerri Lynn Marsh Young, 53, of Elizabethton, Tenn., went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 5, 2022, at her residence. Jerri was born in Marietta, Ga., the daughter of Jerry Cline Marsh and Linda Gail (Cross) Marsh of Bristol, Tenn.
Jerri was preceded in death by her only son, Derek Smidt.
Jerri enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a wonderful mom, daughter and grandma and loved being a homemaker and welcoming family and friends into her home.
Those left to cherish Jerri’s memory include her parents, Jerry and Linda Marsh; her three daughters, Ashley (Jeremy) Shaffer of Bristol, Tenn., Kristina Smidt and Shannon Smidt, both of Elizabethton, Tenn.; her pride and joy, her eight grandchildren; her brother, Timothy Marsh of Montana; and several nieces and nephews along with many friends and neighbors who were like extended family to her.
A celebration of Jerri’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Pastor Gene Fleenor officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until the service starting at 2 p.m. Saturday. The service for Jerri will be livestreamed from the chapel. To view the livestream simply visit our website,, and click on Jerri’s obituary. There will be a link at the top of the page. Click the one room livestream link and the service will appear on your screen promptly at 2 p.m. Saturday. The graveside service will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery in Bristol, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be Chris Henson, Michael Jester, Jeremy Shaffer, Brandon Marsh, Wyatt Marsh, Mike Barber, Justin Smidt and Isaiah Smidt. Words of love and comfort may be sent to the family by visiting the obituary page on the funeral home website,
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel-Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232 is honored to serve the family of Jerri Young.

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