Name:    Raymond Lee Jennings

From:  The Shreveport Times, Shreveport, Louisiana
Date:  May 28, 2002   

Services will be conducted at Centuries Funeral Home Chapel for Raymond Jennings, age 55, of Shreveport, LA on Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Olan McDaniel. Interment to follow in Centuries Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Mr. Jennings entered into rest on Sunday, May 26, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a native of Cape Girardeau, MO and a resident of Shreveport for many years. Raymond was a professional salesman. He worked for many years as a car salesman at various dealerships. For the last ten years, Raymond was a sales counselor for Centuries Memorial Park where he faithfully served many families. Raymond will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. His extraordinary wit and humor were his trademarks.

He was preceded in death by his father, Lowell "Shug" Jennings.

He is survived by his loving mother, Margaret Marie Jennings; three daughters, Teresa Sanders and husband Clint, Michele Adcock and husband Andrew, and Angela Jennings; one son, Timothy Jennings; one sister, Margaret May and husband Hoss; three brothers, Donald Jennings, Gary Jennings and wife Betty, and Lowell Jennings and wife Tina; the mother of his children, Donna Yates; numerous nieces, nephews and friends, and his special loving pet and companion, Radar.

Pallbearers will be Roy Bates, Bain Gilcrease, Virgil Hampton, Don Jones, Clint Kelly, and Arlie Robbins. Honorary pallbearers will be Employees of Centuries Funeral Home and Cemetery.

The family would like to thank Willis-Knighton Hospice and the chemotherapy nurses at L.S.U. Medical Center for their loving care.