OBITUARY

Alvin Jernigan

June 9, 1933January 30, 2019

Alvin Eugene “Gene” Jernigan, age 85 of Supply, NC passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the SECU Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, Bolivia. Born in St. Paul, NC on the ninth of June 1933, Gene was a son of the late Henry Patterson and Sudie Grove Edge Jernigan. He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Swartz Creek, MI. Gene was a Shop Committee Chairman with the UAW local 659 prior to retiring in January 1985. He had vacationed in Holden Beach, NC since the 1970’s. He left Flint, MI in 2007 and moved to Holden Beach permanently where he enjoyed watching football, the happenings on the intercostal waterway and was an avid fisherman. In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his first wife Lois Lorraine Jernigan; a son, Bruce Jernigan, a brother, Fletcher Jernigan and a sister, Josephine Taylor. Surviving are his loving wife, Verlie Lee Ethridge “Shirley” Jernigan; a son , Gary Jernigan and wife Peggy of National City, MI; step-son, David Duncan and wife Sharon of Ash, NC; a step-daughter, Theresa Evans of Supply, NC; grandchildren, Michael Jernigan and wife Carrie, Nicole Jernigan; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Jacob Eugene and Rachel Jernigan. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at three o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday the twenty fourth of February 2019 in the Sharon United Methodist Church with The Reverend Eddie Hill officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Sunset Hills Cemetery, Flint, MI. In lieu of customary remembrances the family requests with gratitude that monetary donations be made in his name to the SECU Hospice Care Center, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422 or to Sharon United Methodist Church, 2030 Holden Beach Road, SW, Supply, NC 28462. Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at www.whitefuneralservicesupply.com White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel

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