OBITUARY

John H Jennings

May 19, 1928June 7, 2019

John H. Jennings, 91 of Normal passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by family. He was born May 19, 1928 in Pemiscott County, MO to Lee and Delcie Lavinna (Holdman) Jennings. He married Lennie Johnson September 26, 1950 in Little Rock, AR. She survives.

He is also survived by his children, John (Eileen) Jennings Jr. of El Paso, IL, Ellen (Robert) Davis of Marion, IN, Daniel (Brenda) Jennings of Ava, MO, Jerry (Debbie) Jennings of Carlock, IL, Teresa (Brian) Barling of Normal, IL; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 3 sisters and daughter Regina List.

John proudly served his country as a Sergeant in the Army during the Korean War. After his discharge in 1956, he was employed as a farmer, he farmed until his retirement. He loved fishing, talking to everyone, singing and playing the spoons.

His friends and family were very important to him and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be missed by all.

Funeral service will be Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:30 a.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Pastor Clark Killingsworth will officiate. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery, Bentown.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.eastlawnmemorial.com

  • FAMILY

  • Lennie Jennings, Wife
  • John (Eileen) Jennings Jr., Son
  • Ellen (Robert) Davis, Daughter
  • Daniel (Brenda) Jennings, Son
  • Jerry (Debbie) Jennings, Son
  • Teresa (Brian) Barling, Daughter
  • Mr. Jennings is survived by 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother, 3 sisters, and a daughter Regina List.

Services

15 June

Visitation

9:30 am

East Lawn Funeral Home

1102 Airport Road
Bloomington, IL 61704

15 June

Funeral Service

10:30 am

East Lawn Funeral Home

1102 Airport Road
Bloomington, IL 61704

15 June

Burial

Benjaminville Friends Cemetery


Bentown, IL

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