Jerris was born in Lynch, Kentucky and moved to Michigan when she was 3.  She grew up in Warren, attending Warren Woods Public Schools. While working as an aid at Father Murray Nursing Home, she met and married Thomas Rosenthal in 1976.  They have been blessed with 3 daughters, Amy (Adam), Julie (Jeremy), Diane (Casey) and 7 (soon to be 8) grandchildren, Emma, Ethan, Abby, Cora, Colin, Lillian and Alaina.


In July of 2013, Jerris was happy to join the staff of Historic Trinity as Business Manager, after a 3 year retirement when PNC Bank purchased National City Bank and moved the operations department to Pennsylvania.  Jerris spent 16 years working in operations as a team leader. 

Jerris enjoys spending time with her family and has many hobbies, which include gardening, quilting/sewing and camping.

 Her favorite bible verse is “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9).