Barbara Jernigan, age 72, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.
She was a native and life-long resident of Rutherford County.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Elam A. and Elizabeth (Lamb) Tolbert and sister, Betty Jean Johnson.
She is survived by her husband, Joe Frank Jernigan, son, Jeff (Melanie) Pitts, daughters, JoAnne (Tim) Robichaud, Kaye Jernigan and Connie (Gary) Hutchinson, sister Marie Weeks, aunt, Maybel Robertson, grandchildren, Olivia (Travis) Young, Garrick and Rhiannon Hutchinson, Kaitlyn Robichaud and Robert Jernigan and great-grandchildren, Emma and Owen Young.
A service for Barbara will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Jerry Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be from 10 a.m. until service time 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St. Murfreesboro, TN 37130; (615) 893-2422.
Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com. In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Gentiva Hospice 1400 Donelson Pike Suite B-5 Nashville, TN 37217 or the Alzheimer's Association 4825 Trousdale Drive Suite 220 Nashville TN, 37220.