Jasper Charles Brewer, Collinwood, Tennessee, born November 26, 1938 in Collinwood, son of the late Charles Glenn and Mattie Frances Bromley Brewer, married Carolyn Candace McCorkle, July 12, 1961 after they started their love story, May, 1958 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and their love story continues on–his last words to Carolyn were “I love you.” Jasper served as Bank of Waynesboro vice-president and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Collinwood. He received his BS degree in Business from the UT, Knoxville and served in the US Army, April 16, 1961 to May 16, 1965 as a Rotary Wing Aviator Captain. Jasper, the cornerstone in the Brewer family was kind, supportive and generous, loving them dearly. Being known in the community for his love of banking, having started his banking career at the age of 15 continuing until he retired at the age of 62, less his college and military years, Jasper enjoyed serving on the board of directors until his departure from this life. He will be greatly missed by family and friends after departing this life, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at North Alabama Medical Center, Florence, Alabama at the age of 81 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days.
Survivors, his best friend/devoted wife, just four months shy of 59 years, Carolyn Brewer; sons, Jay Charles Brewer, (Melinda) and David Mack Brewer, Sr., (Angie) all of Collinwood, TN; grandchildren, Jaydee Ann Brewer Blackburn, (Adam), David Mack Brewer, Jr., (Julianna), Jake Charles Brewer, (Gab), Devin Robert Brewer; great-grandchildren, Rhett Collins Blackburn, Ramzee Ann Blackburn, Riggins Charles Brewer; special care giver, Paula Cummings. Besides parents, he was preceded in death by infant brother, Joe Mack Brewer.
Services were Friday, March 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors chapel, Collinwood, Tennessee. W. L. Wallace and Edward Murrey officiated. Burial with military rites was in McGlamery Cemetery, Collinwood, Tennessee, Shackelford Funeral Directors, Wayne County directing. Pallbearers were David Mack Brewer, Jr., Jake Charles Brewer, Devin Robert Brewer, Adam Blackburn, Carl Fred Daniel, Jimmy Hill, Jeter Steele and Cleo Reed. Bank of Waynesboro’s board of directors were honorary pallbearers.