Mr. John E. Jennings formerly of Mount Vernon and Jonestown, Texas passed away on July 23, 2019, at the age of 90 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Rose Mary Rushing Jennings.
He is survived by his three children and their spouses, Ronald L. Jennings and wife Paula of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Cynthia Seale and husband John of Jonestown, Texas; John Edward Jennings and wife Caren of Aledo, Texas.
Six grandchildren: Elizabeth Cowles and spouse Robert. Ryan Jennings and spouse Julie. Stephanie Chinchilla and spouse Jaime. Alexandra Seale, Catherine Jennings and Meredith Jennings.
Three great grandchildren: Hannah Cowles, Harper Cowles, and Jaime Antonio Chinchilla III.
John graduated from Texas A & M University at College Station, Texas in 1951 with a Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Engineering.
John entered the Army as second Lieutenant and came out as first Lieutenant. He served in Korea and received the Korean Service Ribbon and the Bronze Star. He also received a letter of commendation from Senator Lyndon B. Johnson. He worked and visited Venezuela, Singapore, Norway, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas.
After retirement John and Rose Mary enjoyed visits from the children and grandchildren. They loved to travel and enjoyed retirement life to the fullest.
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