Jernigan, Evelyn Carter

Posted: Fri 1:55 PM, Jan 03, 2014
Funeral Home: Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home
Mrs. Evelyn Carter Jernigan, 93, of Franklin, entered into rest Jan. 1, 2014, at 7:49 p.m. at The Medical Center in Bowling Green.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Friendship Baptist Church in Logan County. Burial will follow in the Restlawn Memory Gardens in Simpson County.

A native of Logan County, she was the daughter of the late William Walter Carter and the Lillie Maude Moore Carter. She was the wife of the late Harry “Bub” Jernigan. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Harlan, William W. “Billy,” Jesse, Herschel, Cecil and Ernest Carter; and two sisters, Gladys Robbins and Guyla Lawrence.

She is survived by a daughter, Jackie J. Barnett (Charlie) of Auburn; two grandchildren, Charla B. Arnold (Jarod) and Seth Barnett (Sloane); and two great-grandchildren, Rhett Carter Arnold and Fielder Barnett.

Mrs. Jernigan was a member of the New Friendship Baptist Church and the New Friendship Quilters and was a homemaker.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. until funeral service time Saturday at New Friendship Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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