Jena Haynes Jernigan
October 5, 1923 – June 26, 2018
Jena Haynes Jernigan, 94, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo. She was born October 5, 1923 in Union County to Jack W. Haynes and Grace Goodman Haynes. She retired from Union County CO-OP after forty-eight years and worked for a while at Union County Heritage Museum.
She was a member of Ingomar Methodist Church and a charter member of the Pilot Club of New Albany, joining in 1954. She loved Pilot and served her club in many capacities. Pilots always enjoyed gathering at the Chicken House and hearing stories that only Jena knew! She was an Emeritus member at the time of her death.
Funeral services will be 2:00p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2018 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Rickey Haynes officiating. Burial will be at Ingomar Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas F. Jernigan; three sisters, Sarah McMillan, Dorothy Haynes and Mary Taylor; and by five brothers, Robert Haynes, J. L. Haynes, David Haynes, Louis Haynes and Frank Haynes.
Pallbearers will be Herbert Haynes, Dick Riddle, Jim Riddle, Buddy Dixon, Reggie Haynes and John Haynes.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 5:00p.m. till 8:00p.m. and on Thursday from 12:30 until service time.