Larry Franklin Jernigan, age 77, of Heber Springs, Arkansas passed away November 22, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Heber Springs. He was born in Bells, Tennessee, the son of the late Nebbit Jernigan and Jewell Dancer Jernigan. He was a member of Sugarloaf Baptist Church in Heber Springs and a U.S. Army Veteran serving at Walter Reed Hospital doing research work.
Larry was a Doctor of Chiropractic and owned his own practice in Pine Bluff. He retired to Heber Springs and worked with the Cleburne County Extension Service as the 4-H Program Assistant. Larry loved the outdoors, bird watching and camping. He was a professional photographer and loved to take pictures of God’s work. He loved teaching and investing in kids, and he loved people in general. He would never turn anyone down if they needed his chiropractic service or any other kind of help.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Coody Jernigan; three daughters, Jamie and Don Milliken of Dewitt, Arkansas, Jennifer and Michael Wilson of Elkins, Arkansas and Kelli Kennedy and Tony Ogles of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many friends.
There will be a Memorial Service at 1:00 pm, Friday, November 27, 2020 at Henderson Cemetery near Pangburn, Arkansas with Bro. Tony Criswell officiating.
Memorials may be made to Sugarloaf Baptist Church or the Cleburne County 4-H.
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