Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Syble Jennings, age 83, born February 14, 1926 of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 3 PM Sunday January 3, 2010 at Copeland-Jennings Cemetery at Champ, TN with Rev. Brian Hammack and Rev. Jeff Stovall officiating. Visitation will be held prior to graveside service, from 12-2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home. Mrs. Jennings passed away at her home on Thursday December 31, 2009.
She is a daughter of the late Ernest Asbury and Mary Ward Thompson of Fayetteville, a native of Lincoln County, and was raised in the Cotton Mill Village community, of which she was very proud. She was a former government employee at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL, a homemaker, and a farmer with her late husband Hubert Cecil Jennings. She was the valedictorian of Fayetteville Central High School class of 1944. She attended Egam Community Church and Champ Cumberland Presbyterian where she was a member with her late husband Cecil Jennings.
She is survived by her son Ernest Lee Jennings of Fayetteville, two granddaughters Abbey Barnes of Fayetteville and Amanda Brown and husband Trent of Murfreesboro, TN, great-grandson Jay Howard who she loved dearly, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter Mary June Jennings Craig, sister Sylvester Thompson Greene, and her grandparents Jeff and Emma Solomon Ward.
Pall bearers will be Dwight Caudle, Russ Greene, Wanda Dunnavant, Bill Stovall, Wesley Stovall, and Belinda Riddle. Honorary pallbearer is Charles Parks.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
C/O Jennings Stovall
21 Memory Lane
Fayetteville, TN 37334.