Glen Jernigan, 88
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Glendon Marvin Jernigan, 88, left this world to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Covenant Hospice in Pensacola, Florida. Glen was born on September 20, 1925 to Marvin and Maggie (Golden) Jernigan in Jay, Florida, the older of two children.
Glen served in the United States Navy from 1943-1945. He met his loving bride of 65 years, Louise Woods Jernigan in Pensacola, Florida and they were married on January 10, 1948 in Brewton, Alabama.
In 1955, with Louise by his side, Glen began building a successful business in the retail gasoline industry, building and operating dozens of locations in Northwest Florida and Southern Alabama. Glen loved dealing with people and through the years helped many others to start and operate their own businesses. In his spare time, he loved fishing, farming and enjoyed buying, raising and selling cattle. Glen was a lifelong philanthropist, donating to several organizations dear to his heart.
Glen is survived by his wife, Louise; daughters, Cindy (Dirk) Lundquist and Cathy (Bobby) Payne; grandchildren, Layla (Wes) Lundquist-Smith, Brandon (Crystal) Payne and Megan (Drew) Payne Ard; great-grandchildren, Atakelt and Evangeline Smith; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Glen was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Raye Davis Bruckelmeyer.
The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Faith Chapel North.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Faith Chapel North in Cantonment, Florida at 10:00 am with Pastor Jeff McKee officiating. Burial will follow at Bayview Cemetery. FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29S, Cantonment, FL is entrusted with the arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Nov. 5, 2013