Keith Evans Jerden was born into a family of teachers, a tradition he carried on for 40 years in the Grand Prairie schools. He was a teacher, coach and principal, with a passion for his students and faculties.
Jerden, 74, died July 17 at his Grand Prairie home of a rare form of liver cancer.
Services will be at noon Tuesday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Dallas.
“He was one of those people who could bring out the best,” said his wife, Marilyn Jerden of Grand Prairie. “Every time he got moved, he was sent in to clean up. He just had the best ability to win his faculty over.”
Jerden explained and shared...