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Pernie Ethel Jennings

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Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
Name: Pernie Ethel Hamby
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1906
Marriage Place: Campbell, Tennessee, USA
Spouse: John Jennings Jr
Source Information: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002


From the LaFollette Press, Thursday, October 24, 1968:

Mrs. John Jennings, Jr. of Knoxville, widow of the late Congressman Jennings of Campbell County, died October 22 at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. She was 81.

Congressman Jennings, her late husband, died in 1956. He had served in Congress from 1940 to 1951. Earlier he had been Campbell County School Superintendent, Campbell County attorney, and judge of the chancery court.

The couple married in 1906 and moved to Jellico where Mr. Jennings practiced law.

Mrs. Jennings is survived by three daughters and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in Knoxville Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Created by: Larry & Edie Doepel
  • Added: 27 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84062347
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pernie Ethel Jennings (unknown–22 Oct 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84062347, citing Berry Highland Memorial Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Larry & Edie Doepel (contributor 46583214) .