Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Wright Jennings will be 2:00 PM Friday, July 17, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Mraz, Rev. Carl Price and Rev. Kevin Butler officiating. Interment Mount Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation Thursday 5-8 PM and Friday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Jennings, age 89 of Lebanon passed away Monday, July 13, 2015, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.
Born April 9, 1926, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Frank King Wright and Ruth Bloodworth Wright. She graduated from Lebanon High School and Cumberland University. She taught at Highland Heights Elementary, Oakland School, Lebanon 10th District Schools, retiring from Byars-Dowdy Elementary in 1987. She was a member of Laguardo Baptist Church. She also was a member of ADK Teachers Sorority, Wilson County Retired Teachers Association, and served on the board of the Wilson County Farm Bureau. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty four years, Claude Bennett Jennings.
She is survived by three children, Judy Jennings, Frank (Margie) Jennings, and Ken (Karen) Jennings; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Rich) Gray, Jeffrey Jennings, Jonathan Jennings, and Kendall Jennings; great grandson, Luke Bennett Gray; special friend and cousin, Nancy W. Voight; and nephew, Sherlie L. Bates.
Pallbearers: Jeff & Jonathan Jennings, Sherlie Bates, Gary Adler, Roy Poole, Dave Smith, Doris & Albert Williams Jr.
Memorials may be made to the Laguardo Baptist Church Building Fund