Carrie Lela Hill Jerrigan

"State Gazette"
Sept 12, 2000
Carrie "Lela" Jernigan, 93, of Dyersburg, died Sunday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of Hawthorne Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 PM today in the chapel of J W Curry & Son Funeral Home in Dyersburg with the Rev Gerald Dawson, the Rev Mac Daniels and the Rev Barry Greenlee officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Henning.

She leaves three daughters, Mary Scott, Carrie Wilson and Josie Dean, all of Dyersburg; four sons, Odell Jernigan, Eddie Jernigan and Mitchell Jerigan, all of Dyersburg, and Miller Jernigan of Hollow Rock; 35 grandchildren; 84 great grandchildren; and 34 great- 84 great grandchildren.

She was proceeded in death by her husband William Hiram Jernigan; three daughters, Tennie Gibson, Geraldine Rose and Estelle Binkley; four sons, Lankford Jernigan, William Jernigan, Billyu Jernigan and John William Jernigan; two brothers, Leroy Hill and Thomas Hill. Pallbearers will be great grandsons.

2002 by Mike Bottoms

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