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Edna Nola Lowe Jernigan
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Birth: May 30, 1895
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1987
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA

She was the daughter of Jasper and Margaret Ellen Lowe. She had a sister named Dora and five brothers (Oscar, Tampy, Earle, and Thurman, Solon). She married Grady Jernigan and they had 14 children (6 boys and 8 girls). Nola's children from oldest are (Essie, Ova, Thurman, Charlie, Olive, Glenn, Henry Jr., Nell, Pearl, Buddy, Norman, Doris, Judy and Jean). Thurman died as a 7 month old infant and Buddy died when he was four years old from an illness. She lived in Putnam County most of her life except for a short period of time that she and her husband lived in Ada, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker and mother most of her adult life and had over 35 grandchildren and more than 130 great grandchildren when she died. She lived on the Dyer Ridge Rd near Baxter, TN from the mid 1960s to 1980 in two different houses on that road. We usually had a homecoming and birthday celebration for her on May 30th at her home on the ridge. Most of her kids, grandkids, and a few great grandkids were in attendence. She made quilts for her living kids and grandkids in the last years of her life. She moved to the Old Baxter Rd. in Boma Tennessee (1980) until moving to Masters Nursing home in Algood, TN due to failing health. She spent the last 6 years of her life between Masters Health Care nursing home in Algood and Cookeville General Hospital. She was 1/4 Cherokee indian. Her cause of death was a staph infection at 92 years old. 
Family links: 
  Jasper Davis Lowe (1861 - 1950)
  Margaret Ellen Conway Lowe (1861 - 1939)
  Henry Woodrow Grady Jernigan (1890 - 1952)
  Essie Mae Jernigan Kremske (1910 - 1980)*
  Ova Margaret Jernigan Julian (1912 - 1995)*
  William Charlie Jernigan (1915 - 1992)*
  Olive Lee Jernigan Jared (1918 - 2011)*
  Glenis Clarence Jernigan (1920 - 1995)*
  Henry Haywood Jernigan (1923 - 1999)*
  Nell Jane Jernigan Leftwich (1925 - 1999)*
  Jasper Jernigan (1930 - 1934)*
  Ozro Earl Lowe (1882 - 1968)*
  James Oscar Lowe (1885 - 1956)*
  Dora Lowe Jared (1887 - 1965)*
  Solon Grover Lowe (1892 - 1980)*
  Thurman Lowe (1892 - 1965)*
  Edna Nola Lowe Jernigan (1895 - 1987)
  Johnny Tampa Lowe (1898 - 1941)*
  Gracie O Lowe (1907 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Each duty done they rest in peace.
Note: beside east side access road about 10 graves from the entrance.
Smellage Cemetery
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: adalel
Record added: Oct 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11924722
Edna Nola <i>Lowe</i> Jernigan
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Edna Nola <i>Lowe</i> Jernigan
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Edna Nola <i>Lowe</i> Jernigan
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