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In Memoriam: Jerry Meers

Meers, founder of Meers Pest Solution and an active Texas Pest Control Association member, died on June 16. He was 68.

| June 22, 2012

Jerry Meers, founder of Meers Pest Solution and an active Texas Pest Control Association member, died on June 16. He was 68.

Meers was an entrepreneur and his love for cotton and agriculture led to the creation of his companies, Meers Pest Solutions, Meers Cotton Service, Great Plains Chemicals and Fumigation Services, and Meers Express. Due to Jerry's commitment to excellence, he was called to serve on the following boards: American Museum of Agriculture; South Plains Food Bank; Breedlove Foods, Texas Pest Control Association;

In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Jerry's lifetime of serving, donations can be made to the South Plains Food Bank (4612 Locust Ave, Lubbock, 79404); the American Museum of Agriculture (PO Box 505, Lubbock, 79408); or the Gilbert Herrera Evangelistic Association (in c/o First Baptist Church, 2201 Broadway, Lubbock, 79401). Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.

 

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