OBITUARY

Clyde Jennings

October 7, 1923November 12, 2013
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Clyde Jennings, age 90, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Beaumont, TX. Services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 15, 2013 at North End Baptist Church with Rev. David Goolsby and Chaplain David Cross officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Mr. Jennings was born on October, 17, 1923 in Clyde, Ohio. He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII receiving a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Mr. Jennings was among the young men at the famous “Battle of the Bulge”. Clyde was a retired millwright for Dupont Beaumont Works. He was a member of North End Baptist Church and enjoyed wood working. Mr. Jennings volunteered countless hours of service at Roy Guess Elementary, Baptist Hospital and the Opportunity Camp. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold Jennings and Mildred Jennings, baby daughter, Dixie Lee, three brothers, William “Bill” Jennings, Robert “Bob” Jennings and Lamar “Shorty” Jennings and one sister, Mae JoAnn Jennings. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Lee Jennings. A son, Scott Jennings and his fiancé Donna Moore of Beaumont, TX. Two daughters, Vickie Shaw and her partner Lori Patsch of League City, TX and Sandy Mitchell and her husband Edgar of Woodville, TX. One brother, Harold Jennings of Napoleon, Ohio Ten grandchildren; Melinda, Kenneth, Dixie, Nikki, Vonnie, Mathew, Wesley, Hayley, Joshua and Justina. Twenty four great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001 1-866-232-8484, alzfdn.org or the Harbor Hospice of Beaumont, 2450 N Major Dr. Beaumont, TX 77713 (409) 840-5640, harborhospice.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 15, 2013
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November 18, 2013

Mr. Jennings will always be remembered for his dedication to the students and countless volunteer hours at Roy Guess Elementary. Our prayers and thoughts are with the Jennings family during this most difficult time.

Mrs. Debbie Oge, Principal of Roy Guess Elementary

David Appleby

November 16, 2013

I was privileged to be his pastor and proud to call him my friend. Clyde Jennings was a true war hero and the perfect example of good old American ingenuity. He quietly walked with his God and loved his family and had an undying loyalty to his friends. He was in every sense of the phrase "a good man." Rest well old friend, rest well.

Mary-Margaret Anzell-Cutshall

November 16, 2013

I have fond memories of Mr. and Mrs. Jennings at the Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner table at Mom's house. Thoughts will be with Mr. Jennings and his family during this holiday season.

Beverly Singer

November 14, 2013

I am blessed to have known Mr. Clyde and to have taken care of him. My prayers are with you all. God's peace. Beverly. Harbor Hospice.

Cj Voorhies

November 14, 2013

May you, your family and loved ones receive comfort in knowing that Mr. Jennings is now enjoying perfect health and with other loved ones in Heaven.

Bonnie Childers

November 14, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Jack/Peggy Gallier

November 14, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Jim Jennings

November 14, 2013

Clyde was like a brother to me after the Lord called my Dad home. He was an awful good man. Love you

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY