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Mary Lynn Jernigan

October 26, 1952 July 15, 2018
Mary  Lynn Jernigan
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Mrs. Mary Lynn Jernigan, 65, of Dunn died Sunday evening at Rex Hospital. She was born in Hoke County on October 26, 1952 to the late James and Grace “Dodie” Currie.

Mary Lynn was a 1973 graduate of Meredith College. She then began her teaching career at Sanderson High School in Raleigh, where she taught 10th grade social studies for 33 years before retiring. Following her retirement in 2009, she and Lynn moved to Dunn, where in a few short years she made a lasting impact in so many ways through her love and service to her church, her family, her friends and the community.

Mary Lynn was the Adoption Coordinator for Purr Partners. She was a member of the Dunn Woman’s Club, Ye Olde Town Art Club, Lucknow Garden Club, Cosmopolitan Book Club, Literary Review Book Club and Thursday Afternoon Book Club where she served as president. She was also president of the Cape Fear Cotillion.

She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Dunn, serving as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. She also initiated the church’s homebound communion mission.

A celebration of life service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church by Dr. Len Keever. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Lynn Jernigan, an aunt, Eloise Carter of Raeford, a cousin, William Carter and wife Leigh of Laurinburg, a brother-in-law, Glynn Jernigan and wife Jan of Dunn, a sister-in-law, Jo Jernigan Stroud of Wilmington, her fur babies, Stella, Annie-Ann, T. J. Walker, Lena and Betsy.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church, 309 West Broad St. Dunn, NC 28334 or to Purr Partners, P.O. Box 309 Youngsville, NC 27596.

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6:00 PM 7/17/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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11:00 AM 7/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Dunn

309 West Broad Street
Dunn, NC 28334

First Baptist Church of Dunn
309 West Broad Street Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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