Jack Jennings, son of the late B.W. Jennings and Mattie Murr Jennings, was born on Feb. 1, 1932, at Newtonia and died in his residence near Dexter on Thursday, July 8, 2004, at the age of 72.
Mr. Jennings was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter, a former electronic specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration operating out of Lambert Field in St. Louis, a veteran of the United States Air Force, and a resident of rural Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Hart on Nov. 24, 1956, at Dexter. Mrs. Jennings survives of the home near Dexter.
Besides his wife, survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Paul Imbeaux of O'Fallon, Amanda and Jay Tepe of Joplin, and Jill and Mike Noble of St. Charles; one brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Nell Jennings of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Dixie Harty of Dexter; a sister-in-law, Vera Ross of Dexter; two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Bill and Helen McClintick of Williamsburg, Va., Miles and Wanda Hart of Henderson, Ky.; six grandchildren, J.J. Imbeaux of Collinsville, Ill., Jacie Imbeaux of O'Fallon, Logan Tepe and Ian Tepe, both of Joplin, and Alex Noble and Amie Noble, both of St. Charles.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Harry Jennings, Charles Jennings, Don Jennings, and Warren Jennings.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, July 11, 2004, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 12, 2004, in the Faith Lutheran Church in Dexter with Pastor Adam Mueller officiating.
Interment and full military honors will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.