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James Monroe Jennings, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1925
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 2000
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA

Son of James Elra Jennings and Carrie Slate.

Married Lela Marie Franklin on September 28, 1947 in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri.

"Obituaries: The Joplin Globe - Online Edition. Sunday, September 24, 2000. James Monroe Jennings Sr. In loving memory of a husband, father, grandfather and friend, Mr. Jennings, 75, Muskogee, Okla., formerly of Sarcoxie, Mo., was born in Tulsa, Okla. on April 8, 1925, and left this life on September 22, 2000, after a long illness. Mr. Jennings is survived by Lela Jennings, of the home, his wife of 53 years.
He is also survived by five daughters, two sons and two brothers. He saw several children into their fortieth decade: daughters, Carole Cravatt, of Savannah, Ga., Leaona Jennings, Carman Jennings, of Muskogee, Okla., Diana Crew, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Fredia Williamson, of Kansas City, Kan.; sons, James Jennings Jr. of Muskogee, Okla., and Dan Jennings, of Tulsa, Okla.; two brothers, Kenneth Jennings, of Lanagan, Mo., and Tom Jennings, of Grand Prairie, Texas; 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by both parents, a grandson, a daughter and a son.
Mr. Jennings was considered by those who knew him to be a mighty man, and will be missed by many.
Grave side services will be at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 26, 2000, at Cave Springs Cemetery. Rev. Leo Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Cave Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Housh Funeral Home, Sarcoxie, Mo."
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Elra Jennings (1901 - 1948)
  Carrie Slate Jennings (1899 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Lela Marie Franklin Jennings (1928 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Carole Edith Cravatt (1947 - 2015)*
  Jaynie Sue Jennings (1949 - 1949)*
  Diana Gloria Jennings Crew (1952 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Spring Cemetery
Sarcoxie
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Twila
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30947468
James Monroe Jennings, Sr
Added by: James Jennings Jr
 
James Monroe Jennings, Sr
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Mom is on her way, We lost her June 3, 2013. Hope you two are together! Love you both
- James Jennings Jr
 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
LOVE YOU DADDY, MISS YOU
- James Jennings Jr
 Added: Mar. 28, 2010
It has been a long ten years. I still miss you. We lost Diana in 2006, hope she is with you again.Love you.
- James Jennings Jr
 Added: Mar. 28, 2010
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