Funeral services for Jimmy Dean Jennings, 75, of Tupelo and formerly of Inverness will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Boone Funeral Home, Leland. He went to be with Our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Burial will be in the Hollandale City Cemetery.
Jimmy was born in Kosciusko, MS on October 28, 1946. He married the love of his life, Brenda Long, on June 1, 1968. He was a farmer by profession and enjoyed driving tractors. Jimmy loved God, his family, watching westerns and Ole Miss.
Jimmy is survived by his children, Robert Jennings (Louise) and Jason Jennings (Jamie); his siblings, Wayne Jennings (Ann), Ruth Beach, and Rosie Mosley; grandchildren, Jackie Box, Courtney Box, Rebecca Newlin (Tim), Victoria McKinney and Ben McKinney; his great-grandchildren, Gage Rowland, Preston Rowland and Dylan Rowland.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Long Jennings; his parents, Jimmy Lee and Retha Jennings; his sisters, Gladys Clark, Grace Hoke and Susie Donahue; and his great-grandson, Jimmy Lee Gray, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Marty Long, Brent Hankins, Junior Lewis, Jerry Pate, Jr., James Lewis, Bubbie Childs, Cameron Donahue, John Lewis, Jeffery Mosley, Shawn McClain and Tim Newlin.