OBITUARY

James Arnold Jennings

May 15, 1926December 5, 2017
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James Arnold Jennings

Arnold Jennings was born May 15, 1926 to Edward and Hazel Jennings in Port Arthur, Texas.

His transition to glory was December 5, 2017.

Arnold served his Lord as a minister of the Gospel for more than 70 years. He was Associate

Pastor at Monument Baptist Church until his retirement in May 2017. His passion for his Lord

lead him to minister through the gift of pens inscribed with “Jesus is Lord” to all he met in his

later years.

He was preceded in death by his parents: the mother of his children, Selma Jennings; his

second wife, Gerry Jennings; daughter, Linda; granddaughter, Dawn DeCola; and his three

brothers, Bruce, Trent and Oren Jennings.

Arnold is survived by the children, Daniel and wife Brenda; Sharon; Cherry; Susan Phelps and

husband Steve; David and wife Terri; and Tim and wife Brynna. He is also survived by Gerry’s

daughter Kathie Johnson and husband Mark, Debbie Holmes and Teri Brownson. He is

survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and one niece and great niece.

Visitation and Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 9 at Monument Baptist

Church of Deer Park, Texas. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am followed by the service at 11:00 am

with pastor Dr. Mike McMahon officiating. Interment follows at Grandview Memorial Park in

Pasadena, Texas.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the mission that he

co-founded over 60 years ago:

The Good Samaritan Rescue Mission

PO Box 65

Corpus Christi, TX 78403

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 9, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, December 9, 2017

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Cy

December 27, 2017

To the Family, I am sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort in fond memories and God's beautiful promises for the future. JOHN 6:40

Cherry Jennings

December 8, 2017

In loving memory of Daddy

Cherry Jennings

December 8, 2017

He lived his life with a servant's heart to obey our Lord. He sacrificed to help others. One of his ministries was passing out pens. If you were within speaking distance, you received a pen! He was a treasure to cherish and I am very blessed to have called him Daddy

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