Lloyd D. Jennings, 79, of Girard died at 4:55 p.m. Friday, February 28, 1997, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
He was born December 29, 1917, in Palmyra Township, a son of Thomas Edmond [sic] and Viola Frances Adcock Jennings. He married Pauline Bradford April 19, 1944, in Girard; she died September 27, 1975. Also preceding him in death were five brothers, Floyd, Marvin, Lyndell "Jake," Marlin and Frank Jennings.
Mr. Jennings attended Girard schools and was an Army technical sergeant in World War II. He worked as a cable cutter, then as a technician clerk for GTE before retiring on February 28, 1982. He was a member of Waverly VFW and IBEW.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Girard with the Rev. Jesse Hall officiating. Organist Mike Bernard played "Somebody Cares," "Where the Roses Never Fade," and "Good Night and Good Morning."
Burial was in Girard cemetery. Pallbearers were Jeff Jennings, Shawn Butler, Larry Butler, Jeremy Jennings, Jim Butler, Justin Jennings, Thomas Jennings and Joseph Jennings.
Surviving are three sons, Donald L. "Doc" Jennings of Waverly, Jerry "Coke" Jennings of Carlyle and Tom Jennings of Girard; two daughters, Debbie Butler of Thayer and Cindy Jennings of Girard; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Thelma Kuntzman of Carlinville, Ilene Watkins of Virden, Maxine Pitchford of Thayer and Barbara Nichelson of Girard.
Memorials may be made to Girard Church of Christ.