Eugene Gordon Jernigan
Eugene Gordon Jernigan was born July 20, 1925 in Bethel Springs, Tennessee the son of the late Homer Gordon and Lois Kernodle Jernigan. He was united in marriage to Rebecca Isbell, who survives. Mr. Jernigan departed this life on Monday, July 18, 2011. He lived in Jackson, TN for many years and was retired from Consolidated Aluminum Corporation in Jackson. He served honorably in the U. S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church in Jackson. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rebecca (Isbell) Jernigan of Jackson, TN; two daughters, Brenda Dungey and husband Clay of Jackson, TN, Malinda Chaney and husband Lewis of Jackson, TN; 11 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; a brother, Lewis Jernigan and wife Mary of Bethel Springs, TN. A host of extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Jernigan was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Moorelock.
Funeral services were on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer, Tennessee, with Charlie Crouthers officiating. Burial followed in the Lake Hill Memorial Gardens in Bethel Springs, TN.