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Jernigan, Michael Murrell -

Tullahoma - Michael Murrell Jernigan, age 68 of Tullahoma, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at St. Thomas West in Nashville. Mike was a veteran of the Tennessee National Guard during the Vietnam War. He loved his job as a cable repairman and after 36 years he retired from AT&T. He enjoyed boating, fishing, and spending time with his friends at Holiday Marina. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather(Poppy).

Mike was preceded in death by his parents Robert Jernigan and Lillian Hendershot and sister Joy Florio.

He is survived by his loving wife of 49 Years Susan McAlister Jernigan; two children Christopher (Kimberly) Jernigan and Tracey (Tom) Dimon; three grandchildren Ella Grace Dimon, Tommy Dimon and Kate Jernigan; brother Jody Jernigan; two sisters Lori Jernigan and Marty (Bill) Gonzales; family friend Colette Thompson; several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Kobe.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Tributes

Frankie Diane Alford says:

One of my favorite people in the whole world. We were soul friends. I will truly miss my friend. He made me laugh and smile. Forever in my heart. Rest In Peace.

Bill & Wendy Hamblin says:

So very sorry to hear about Mike he was a wonderful friend. He will be greatly missed. So very sorry for all Susan, Tracey and Chris. Will miss him most from the ballfield.

Michael Robison says:

Dearest Lori and Marty,
So very sorry to learn of the passing of your dear brother Michael. Please know that you both are in my thoughts and prayers. With loving sympathy, Michael Robison ( former Lowes employee, outside garden center)

Joni Peck says:

We are so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Mike was a wonderful man. He always made me laugh. He and Robert are having a good reunion in heaven.

Joni Peck says:

We are so sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Mike was a wonderful man. He always made me laugh. He and Robert are having a good reunion in heaven.

Tami Paseur says:

Marty,Lori and Jody

I am so sorry to hear about Mikey's passing. He was so much fun to be around. Loved the adventures we had floating the Duck. Hugs and prayers for you all and the family. He will be greatly missed. If you need anything please reach out.

Grace Phillips says:

This just breaks my heart!!! I loved this man and his whole family!! Prayers to you all!! Always had me laughing.

Karen Reynolds says:

I’ll miss my friend. I loved him like a brother. My prayers for Susan and the family. God bless you all.

Carolyn Ellis says:

Eddie and I were so sorry to here about Mike's passing. He was a great neighbor and we hated to see Mike and Susan move to Sharondale many years ago. I'm sure you already have everyone in heaven laughing.

Jackie Stubblefield says:

Susan, Tracy, Tom, and family. Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. This is shocking news. Hugs to you all. We'll miss seeing him at the kids tournaments.

Pame Moore Morrow says:

So sorry to hear about Mike, I served as an officer along with him at CWA local 3803. He was dearly loved by us all. You could always count on him for a good laugh. My thoughts are with you all.

Ernie and Betty Sanders says:

Ernie and I are so sorry to learn of Mike's passing. Such a funny guy with lots of personality. Our prayers go out to the whole family.

Jerry Harris says:

Mike was the definition of friendly from the fist time I met him he always had a hand out to shake and a smile on his face. I'm from Shelbyville so you can only guess what bit meant to me to see a smiling face when I came to Tullahoma. My prayers to Susan and the rest of his family.

Susie Inman says:

Susan, Frank and I are so sorry to hear about Mike. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Paul Jernigan says:

I was sorry to hear about Mike's passing. Mike was a fun person to be around that is the memories I have of him. My prayers go out to the family.

Rosanna Hance Bruce says:

I am so sorry to hear about Mike. I lived nextdoor to Susan and the other McAlister’s from my birth until 18. They are and have always been my family. When Mike was there, he always had a big smile and was always so friendly and being funny! My love and prayers to the family.

Glen and Susan Braghetta says:

Jody, Lori, and Marty

We are so sorry to hear about Mike. You all are in our hearts and prayers.

Martha K. Owens says:

Martha K. Owens says:
to Susan and family, and Marty, Lori, and Jody:
So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He was a good friend for many years as you all have been. My prayer is that God will give you an extra measure of His grace during this time.

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