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Gayle Lavone Jerniga, 67, left the world to be with Jesus late Wednesday evening, February 10, 2016, while surrounded by her family.

Gayle was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend whose love for life and others was apparent to all who new her. Gayle was born in Davidson County, Tenn., on March 28, 1948, to the late William Lavon Curtis and Virginia Nimmo Curtis. She was married to the late Harold F.Jernigan.

Gayle had worked as an LPN for many years with Howell Child’s Care in LaGrange. She was a generous and gracious woman. Gayle will be remembered for the love and laughter she shared during her well-lived life.

Gayle is survived by her children, Franklin Jernigan, Virginia L. Adams, Holly Denise O’Shea, and husband, Bob, and Clayton Cole Jernigan, and wife, Jamie; her grandchildren, Joshua Adams, and wife, Jenny, Jared Adams, Jacob Adams, Caleb Jernigan, Margaret Gayle O’Shea and Cornelius O’Shea; and great-grandchild, Adalie Adams. She is also survived by one brother and sister.

A service celebrating Gayle’s life was held on Saturday, February 13, at Watery Branch FWB Church in Fremont with the Rev. Dan Fabricatore officiating. Interment was in Pineview Cemetery in Seven Springs.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation is assisting Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

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