Billie Jean Henry Jernigan, age 88 of Raleigh, NC and formerly of the Lamont community in Springfield, TN and Madisonville, KY, died Friday, January 25, 2019 at Bright Horizons in Raleigh. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1;00 PM at Milldale Chapel n Springfield with Henry Jernigan officiating. Burial will follow in Yates-Jernigan Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Will Clinard, Neil Murphy, Lane Murphy, Seth Massey, Scott Jernigan, and Jason Young. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Clinard and Dr. Jack Hammond. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Mrs. Jernigan was born September 7, 1930 in Robertson County to the late Lemuel Bell and Wilmyr Randolph Henry. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Madisonville and was a school teacher and a homemaker. She enjoyed doing needlepoint and gardening. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William Raymond Jernigan, Sr. and by her brother, Phil D. Henry.
She is survived by her sons, William Raymond Jernigan, Jr. and wife, Penelope, of Kalamazoo, MI, Mark Randolph Jernigan and wife, Laura, of Orlinda, TN , and Henry Bernard Jernigan, and wife, Elizabeth, of Youngville, NC; sister-in-law, Donna H. Henry of Springfield; grandchildren, Blythe, Pierce, Darcy, Rhys, Corinne Elyse, Scott, and Stephen Jernigan; great grandchildren, Scottie and Isla Jernigan; and nieces, Philicia Clinard, Phonna Murphy, and Pharrah Massey.
Milldale Chapel is in charge of arrangements (615)654-1234