John A. “Uncle Buck” Jennings

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 4, 2009

TALLULAH — John A. “Uncle Buck” Jennings died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Glenwood Hospital in West Monroe. He was 80.

Mr. Jennings, a native of Gibsland, La., lived in Tallulah for about 25 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from the BellSouth Telephone Co. 

Mr. Jennings was of the Methodist faith.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest A. Jennings and Minnie B. Carr Jennings. 

He is survived by a stepdaughter, Linda Monsour of Vicksburg; an uncle, Charles J. Carr of Atlanta; and an aunt, Elizabeth Teekell of Tampa, Fla. 

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah.