L.C. Jernigan, Sr.

Published 4:22 pm Monday, April 3, 2023

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AHOSKIE – Lloyd Carl “L.C.” Jernigan, Sr., age 76, of Mitchell Road, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2023 at his home.

Mr. Jernigan was born on May 24, 1946 to Lloyd Herman Jernigan and Edith Jan Williams Jernigan in Colerain, NC. L.C. lost his parents at an early age and was raised by Harvey and Mabel Jernigan. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He spent his life as a construction worker as long as his health permitted. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting. L.C. cherished his family, especially his children. He loved them dearly and huge family get togethers whenever possible. He also enjoyed gardening and reaping the benefits during harvest. L.C. was loved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Along with his biological parents, he was preceded in death by his loving family that raised him, Harvey and Mabel Jernigan, and a sister, Mary Jernigan.

L.C. is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Charlotte; four children, Maxine Stroud (Brian) of Ahoskie, Lloyd “Sonny” Jernigan, Jr. (Sherry Felton) of Powellsville, Sherrie Elson (Joel) of Wasilla, Alaska, Tammy Palmer (Scott) of Wasilla, Alaska; grandchildren, Hailey Stroud of Ahoskie, Tray Ramsey of Morehead City, Brandon Jernigan of Currituck, Jason Jernigan of Winton, and Benjamin Jernigan of Powellsville; three sisters, Ann Rhodes (George) of Mechanicsville, VA, Elnor Snell of Richmond, VA, and Nancy Drew of Aulander; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, April 6, 2023 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, to allow friends to gather and reminisce the memories of Mr. L.C.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Jernigan family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.