Jera Marcia Staggs, born May 21, 1980 in Hendersonsville N.C., passed to her heavenly home on July 3, 2013 as a result of bi-lateral pneumonia.
A private memorial service in memory and celebration of Jera"s earthly life was held at The Manor House in Waxhaw N.C., on Saturday July 6, 2013. Jera left behind her two greatest achievenments and msot treasured gifts in her daughter, Nevaeh Angelique Simmons, and her son , Aidyn Gayge Smith. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Wayne Staggs of Hendersonville N.C.. Her memory will be treasured by her surviving mother and father, Della Conner Helms and Kevin Myers Helms of Monroe N.C., her sisster, Veronica Staggs Naples (Brian) of Hendersonville N.C., and her brother Brandon Daniel Staggs. She is also survived by her stepbrothers, Jonathan Stacy Helms (Kelly) and Alex Myers Helms (Beth) all of Monroe, N.C. as well as numerous beloved nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Benton Heights Presbyterian Church of Monroe, N.C., 2701 Concord Hwy., Monroe N.C. 28110. McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service of Monroe is serving the family of Jera Staggs.