Bruce Jernigan

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 10, 2009

Bruce Justin Jernigan, 8, of Exter Road, Colerain, died Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville.
Born in Hertford County, he was a rising fourth grader at Windsor Elementary School. He participated in The Special Olympics and was a member of Potter House Baptist Fellowship.
Survivors include his mother, Patti Jernigan of Colerain; his father, Jeffery Miller of Ahoskie; his maternal grandparents, Justin and Trica Pierce Keet of Colerain; his paternal grandparents, Danny and Vivian Miller of Aulander; maternal great-grandmother, Elsie Pierce of Windsor; paternal great-grandmother, Jane Miller of Columbia; and godmother, Heather Dozier of Windsor.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 12 at Potter House Baptist Fellowship with the Rev. Randy Miller and the Rev. Paul Ange officiating. Burial will follow in Edgewood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends for 7- 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at Walker Funeral Home in Windsor.
Contributions may be made in Bruce’s honor to Solid Foundation, P. O. Box 709, Windsor, NC 27983
Online condolences may be sent to
Walker Funeral Home, Windsor, is handling the arrangements.