Mrs. Jennings was born May 12, 1931, and had lived in Gray for the past 42 years. She was the daughter of the late Johnnie Butterworth and Onie Ruth Denham Butterworth. Mrs. Jennings was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was also a member of the Plentitude Homemaker’s Club. She was retired from Kroger and was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Harold Thomas Jennings, and a daughter, Bobbie Edith Thistlewood.
Mrs. Jennings is survived by her children and their spouses, Jim and Debbie Jennings of Milledgeville, Linda and Ed Jennings of Gray, Betsy Thistlewood-Smith and Johnny Smith of Byron, Laura Bates of Monticello, Faye and Johnny Boggs of Musella, Phyllis Huff and Glynn McDaniel of Gray, Melba and Hank Harper of Villa Rica and Johnnie and Buzz Benson of Walterboro, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Calvary Baptist Academy, 4364 Upper River Road, Gray, GA 31032.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray has charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.