?Jack Jennings, 78, Hokes Bluff, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2010, while working in his garden at home. Jack was born on June 9, 1931, in Rock Run. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of Union Grove United Methodist Church in Rock Run, but for the past year had been attending Hokes Bluff First United Methodist Church.
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Jack was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He loved gardening, playing with his grandson and fellowshipping with his Sunday School class.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Grace Jennings; his son, Douglas Jennings (Tammy); and a grandson, Brody Jennings, all of Hokes Bluff; two brothers, Willard Jennings (Betty Rae) and Buck Jennings (Pat), all of Rock Run; four sisters, Shirley Stephens and Carolyn Studdard (Mack), Piedmont, Betty Welsh, Rock Run and Ann Matthews, Whorton; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Clara Jennings; and a brother, Frank Jennings.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 2010 at Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Piedmont with the Rev. Harvey Beck and the Rev. Barbara Mosley officiating. Burial will follow at Piedmont Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Brian Jennings, Matthew Jennings, Jeff Simmons, Trent Penny, Phillip Matthews and Stephen Studdard.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 this evening.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Mar. 26, 2010