Jerry W. Tolbert
Featured Cowboy Poet
About Jerry W. Tolbert
Although not from Texas, Jerry
got here as fast as he
started out as a Child in South Alabama, a L....o....n.....g time ago.
As you can see, he
has grown steadily since then!
is a survivor...with honors...of the United States Marine Corps.
Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, an MBA in International Management and a PHD in Life!
Involved in many civic activities, Jerry
is this year's recipient of the Best Supporting Actor's Award for the Van Zandt County Community Theatre.
He is immediate past president of the Poets of East Texas, A Councillor with the Poetry Society of Texas and a member of the Kiwanis Club.
He attends Russell Memorial United Methodist Church in Wills Point, Texas where he teaches Sunday School, sings in the Choir, and generally tries to learn how to be a better person.
Jerry lives on a 175-acre ranch (the size of a back yard on some W. Texas Spreads).
can generally run one cow to the acre.
has a few horses, one dog and a pretty good woman....not necessarily in that order.
keeps threatin' a new years resolution " NOT TO HAVE ANYTHING THAT EATS WHILE I SLEEP!".
wouldn't know what to do if he
quit "messin' with cows."
has two grown daughters, two twin granddaughters, and a thirteen year old son....but that's another story!
claims to be in the 15th year of his
has performed at several festivals, cowboy symposiums, fairs, conventions, dinners and has been paid and invited back by most!
Jerry Wayne Tolbert
June 7, 1999
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