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Silas Jernigan, III (continued)

Contributed by Elaine Manning

Silas Jernigan

Funeral services for Silas Jernigan, 80, of Pace, who died last Thursday, were held Saturday from the Stewart Funeral Home in Milton.

A life-long resident of Santa Rosa County, he was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Pensacola and of the Golden Age Club of Pace.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Addie Jernigan; two daughters, Mrs. Cecil Manning of Myakka City and Mrs. Lettie Cosby of Pensacola; five sons, Steve W., J. R. and Clifton of Pensacola and Silas K. and Jack D. of Milton; three sisters, Mrs. Lloyd Wheat of Pensacola, Mrs. Myra McArthur of Milton, and Mrs. Louise Hall of West Palm Beach; a brother, Frank Jernigan of Pace; 11 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Services were conducted by the Rev. Wilson Garner and the Rev. Dorsey Lord assisted by the Rev. Ed Gould.

Burial was in the Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery with Stewart Funeral Services directing.


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