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Carolyn Jo Jennings, 81
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Mrs. Carolyn Jo Jennings, 81, of Smyrna died Friday, March 13, at Adams Place in Murfreesboro. 

She was born Feb. 20, 1939, in Daylight community of Warren County, was an office manager with Moore Business Forms, and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church. Carolyn loved her family and had been an active and avid ballroom dancer. Mrs. Jennings was preceded in death by her parents Vernie Lee and Marcia Pitts Lance and her husband Neal Lee Jennings who was president of Rockford Textile Mills for many years.

Survivors include her children Vanessa (Chuck) Hayes, Melissa Bishop, Lance Bryan (Pamela) Jennings, and Brice Cordell (Molly) Jennings, Neal Lee (Patricia) Jennings, Jr. and Terri Jennings (Jim) Stanley, grandchildren Alexa Hayes, Larry (Stephanie) Love, Carolyn Love, Jessica (Zach) Campbell, Kristen Jennings, Madison Jennings, Bryan Jennings, Neal (Tracy) Jennings, III, Brad (Nicole) Jennings, Clint (Morgan) Jennings, Lauren Harper, and Lindsay Lee Stanley, and 26 great grandchildren. 

Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Centertown Cemetery. Family and invited friends will officiate. There will be no visitation or service at the funeral home as family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 15, 2020