Bert Roy Jennings, Jr.
(September 24, 1926 – June 14, 2017)
Born September 24,1926, in the Cotton Plant community of north Mississippi; died June 14,
2017 in Fairhope, AL.
Mr. Jennings was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Eileen Clark Jennings, and also by his daughter, Brenda Elizabeth Jennings.
Bert Jr. is survived by his son, Bert R. Jennings, III and daughter in law, Shannon Mullen Jennings of Fairhope ,AL,; granddaughter Caitlin Jennings Kirby (Timothy Barnett Kirby) of McKinney, TX and grandson Bert R. Jennings, IV (Jeb) of Dallas, TX. Mr. Jennings also leaves behind a brother, William Lafayette Jennings of Dallas, TX, and two sisters, Jane Jennings Mills of Destin, FL and Rebecca Jennings Davis of Louisville, MS.
After a very successful business career with 40+ years experience in the building materials industry, he moved to the Fairhope, AL area over 20 years ago to be near his grandchildren. Mr. Jennings was actively involved in the Ebenezer Church in Cotton Plant, MS as well as in the Marlow United Methodist Church in Marlow, AL, serving as deacon at Ebenezer and was active with various church groups in both.
Visitation will be held at the United Funeral Home in New Albany, MS, Monday, June 19, at 9:00 a.m., followed by funeral services at 10:00. Interment will be at Ebenezer Cemetery, Cotton Plant, MS, after the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org in the names of Bert & Eileen Jennings.