March 6, 1947 - March 21, 2019
Vernon Lee Jennings, age 72, passed away March 21, 2019 at his home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Saturday March 23, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in the St. Clement Cemetery. Visitation will be held 10:00 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the funeral home. Vernon was born March 6, 1947 in Frankford the son of Lawrence and Mertle Myers Jennings. On September 25, 1965 at the St. Clement Catholic Church he married Helen Grote. She preceded him in death on February 27, 2014. Survivors include son Clifford Lee Jennings (Cheryl L. Hopke) of Bowling Green; special friend Ruth Jennings of Silex; brothers Floyd Jennings (Margie) of Bowling Green, Wendel Jennings ( Lori) of Bowling Green, Charlie Jennings (Shirley) of Vandalia; sisters Martha Smith ( Earl Wayne) of Bowling Green and Margret Jennings of Louisiana; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, and brothers Clifford, OW, Carol and Bob Jennings. Vernon was a Christian by faith and a member of the Moose Lodge in Silex. He worked for Al Parson at the Texaco and parts store, Fred Moore doing auto body work, Smith Autobody, Shaw Auto Body and retired from the Ashley Rock Quarry after 32 years as a supervisor and loader operator. He enjoyed working on cars, playing basketball in High School, attending Cliffords track meets to cheer him on, frying fish, pitching horseshoes, drinking Pabts Blue Ribbon, hunting and fishing with his son, being outside and treasured his family. Pallbearers will be Jeff Cashman, Randy Slater, David Brown, Johnnie Ingram, Bobby Kerns, Lance Hustedde and Mike Perkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Hall, Mark Stokes, Bob Kerns, Larry Albert Grote, Danny Deters, Bill Shaw, Ed Kerns, Mark Magruder and Earl W. Smith. Memorials may be made to Pike County Hospice or the St. Clement Cemetery. On-line condolences may be left at www.bibbveach.com.
Vernon Lee Jennings, age 72, passed away March 21, 2019 at his home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Saturday March 23, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in the St. Clement Cemetery.... View Obituary & Service Information
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