AULANDER – Margaret Cobb Jernigan, age 85, of the 300 block of Broad Street, died Thursday, August 25, 2011, at her home.
Mrs. Jernigan was born in Bertie County on April 24, 1926, a daughter of the late Thomas and Irma Garriss Cobb. She was a member of Aulander Baptist Church and the Joy Club. She earned her nursing degree in Charlottesville,VA, and worked as Dr. Fred Saunders’ nurse for 17 years.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Cecelia J. Todd and husband, Tony of Aulander, NC; her son, William M. Jernigan and wife, Judy of Matthews, NC;granddaughters, Sue Ann Lester and husband, Ted of Pace, FL, and Merry Lee Griffith and husband, Heath of Thomasville, NC. Also surviving are two great grandchildren, Bayleigh Griffith and Taylor Lester.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie on Monday, August 29, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the home. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to University Helath Systems Hospice Care, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie,l NC, 27910.