Juanita R. Jernigan • December 25, 2018



Juanita R. Jernigan, 88, of Pensacola, FL passed to her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. She was born July 18, 1930.
She and her husband of 70 years, Nova (Nob) Jernigan have resided in Pensacola, FL for the past 63 years. Juanita was a faithful member of New Beginnings Baptist Church.
Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Edna Reeves;
sisters, Eloise Green and Dorothy Ellis; and brothers Leon and Wayne Reeves.
She is survived by husband Nova L Jernigan, daughter/son-in-law, Janice & Danny Cox; daughter/son-in-law Traci & Tracy Slay; son/daughter-in-law Keith & Susan Jernigan; Grandchildren; Keely & Ronny Mosley, Seann & Ellery Cox, Bridget & Gabe Crane, Heather & Josh Whidden, Brian & Rachel Jernigan,
Justin & Savannah Jernigan, DeAnna Jernigan; Great-grandchildren Cody Mosley, Courtney Mosley, Aiden Cox, Maximilian Crane, Willoughby Whidden and Rosalie Jernigan.
Services will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 10:30 – 11:30 and service will be at 11:30.
The family would like to thank Emerald Coast Hospice both the Milton and Pensacola Offices, the staff at Your Life of Pensacola and staff at The Blake of Pensacola for the Care given to our wife, mother and “granny”.

  1. Dennis Wheat says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Juanita is a one of a kind. I am honored to have know her and your entire family. Sincerely Dennis Wheat

  2. Debbie Harper says:

    Jan, Ron and I are so sorry for your loss. We pray for peace and comfort for you and your family during this time..

  3. Debbie Jackson says:

    I am very sorry to hear this, your family and ours were good friends at Brownsville Baptist Church–I remember her as my Training Union teacher!

  4. Tom and Jennifer McCabe says:

    What a loving and Godly lady… We rejoice that she’s in the loving arms of her Savior!… Praying for Nob and their family…

  5. Linda Dolihite says:

    Jan, and all other family members, I’m so sorry to hear about your mom’s leaving us but we all know we will see her again. I love you all. God bless. Linda (D) Graf.

  6. Jeana Moultrie says:

    Thoughts and Prayers for All!! So sorry for your loss of this Beautiful jewel. She will be greatly missed! JJ holds a very special place in my heart! ❤️ Love to All!!!

  7. Chet and Mary Stanhope says:

    Perfect Beautiful neighbors ,Perfect Beautiful people-everyone who knew Juanita loved her.

  8. Ramona & Don Harris says:

    Lifting all the family up in prayer for comfort and strength. We know she will be greatly missed.

  9. Cindy Terry says:

    Mrs. Juanita was such a wonderful lady that I will never forget. My love and prayers are with all of you!

  10. Linda Lewis says:

    To the family, Just heard a few days ago that Juanita had passed away in December. Sending condolences to all of you.
    Your mom was such a wonderful lady and will be missed by all who knew her.

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