Josephy Jennings

HOUSTON – Joseph Jennings, 60, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born to Vernon Jennings and Eva Lamb Jennings in Sparta.

He worked over 30 years at Franklin Corp. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church where he sang in the choir and was a member of the Brotherhood.

Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Amity Baptist Church with Brother Scott Griffin officiating. Interment is in Amity Baptist Church Cemetery. Southern Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 2, Chickasaw Journal.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Porter Jennings of Houston; one son, David Joseph Jennings of Houston; four sisters, Mary Alice Lancaster (Jimmy) of Van Vleet, Geraldine Griffin (Gerald) of Houston, Erin Porter (Charlie) of Houston and Brenda Jenkins (Larry) of Pontocola; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Tommy Jennings Sr.; and two sisters, Betty Jo Nabors and Melba Reed.

Pallbearers are Tommy Kilgore, Jimmy Brand, Linn Hughes, Steven Porter, Wesley Bass, Mike Bennett and John Lancaster.

Visitation was at noon until service time Monday at the church.

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