COLBERT – Edward Lawrence “Larry” Jernigan, 57, died Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at the Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens.
Born in Charleston, S.C., on February 26, 1952, he was the son of the late James S. Jernigan and Catherine Pabst Brown. He was a salesman and a member of the Bluestone Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Allison Avins Jernigan, Colbert; sons, Justin Jernigan, Joseph Jernigan, Lawrenceville, and Andrew Garcia, Colbert; daughters, Jessica Jernigan, Lawrenceville, and Hannah Jernigan, Colbert; brothers, Charles Jernigan and George Jernigan, both of Texas, and Michael Bendt, Charleston, S.C.; sisters, Tammy Bendt, Charleston, S.C., and Kaye Kaye Nanville, Virginia; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 13, at 11 a.m., from the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. George Lovley officiating. Burial will be in Bluestone Baptist Church Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home where the family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. till funeral hour Saturday morning. The family is at home.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.