He was a native of and lived most of life in Santa Rosa County. He was retired from American Cynamid Company where he served as lands manager. He was also a retired farmer and rancher and will be remembered as a true sportsman.
At age sixteen he enlisted in the merchant marines to serve his country and served on wartime cargo ships in hostile conditions.
Mr. Jernigan served his community by being a past member of the board of directors of the Escambia River Electric Corporation and a past member of Board of Alabama Electric Corporation. He was very active in local, state, and national politics.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2007 at Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Church with Revered La Don Hall and Reverend John Richardson officiating. Visitation will begin one hour before the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be: Doug Hatfield, David Hatfield, Jerry Hatfield, Mark Harris, Tubby Jernigan, and Clarence Cassidy.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Jack Caraway, Jerry Kilpatrick, Copeland Griswold, Paul Griswold, Danny Melvin, and Clint White.
TRAHAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME in charge of funeral arrangements.
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