Dick Jernigan

Published 10:18 am Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Dick Jernigan

Mr. Dick Jernigan, 87, of Lakeview Circle in Brewton, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in a Pensacola, Fla., health care facility after a brief illness.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Escambia County and was a retired lineman with Alabama Power Company. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army, and was a member of Catawba Springs Baptist Church, the American Legion as well as the National Rifle Association.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Mary Margaret Jernigan.
He is survived by two sons, Michael D. (Joellen) Jernigan of Denver, Colo. And Hampton L. Jernigan of Brewton; one daughter, Karen Sherer of Brewton; and one brother, Jake (Adelaide) Jernigan of Brewton; two grandchildren, Laurel Lee Sherer of Pensacola and Emily Anna Sherer of Brewton.
Visitation was held on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Craver’s Funeral Home of Brewton.
Funeral services were scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Craver’s Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeff Edwards officiating. Burial followed in Catawba Springs Cemetery, with Craver’s Funeral Home directing.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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