Thomas Jennings

Died: Tue., Apr. 25, 2017


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Apr. 29, 2017
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Funeral Ceremony

12:00 PM Sat., Apr. 29, 2017
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

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Thomas Edward Jennings, age 69, of Mt. Union, died Tuesday evening, April 25, 2017, at his home.  The son of Harvey and Geraldine Walsh Jennings, he was born on April 6, 1948 in Burlington.  He married Sharon Connolly on June 9, 1968.

He graduated from Winfield-Mt. Union High School in 1967.  Thomas served for 20 years in the US Air Force and retired as a Master Sargent.  He worked for 28 years with the civil service through Offit Air Force Base in Omaha.  He was a lifetime member of the VFW.

His grandchildren were the joy of his life along with enjoying time spent with family.  He also enjoyed anything mechanical, airplanes, and the opportunities of flying all over Europe.

His family includes his wife, Sharon; a son, Thomas Edward Jennings, Jr. (Jackie) of Winfield; seven grandchildren, AJ, Brooke, Erica, Emma, Brian, Amber, and David; one great grandson, Mason; four brothers, Michael Jennings of Winfield, Tim Jennings (Sandy) of Omaha, Nebraska, Mark Jennings of Pacific Junction, and John Jennings of Fairfield; and five sisters, Susan Steffins (Dean) of Missouri, Pat Wolf (John) of Cedar Rapids, Veronica McBride of Crawfordsville, Regina Wilson (Ray) of New London, and Mary Snyder (Eldon) of Iowa City.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Brian and Michael; a brother Stanley; and a sister, Elizabeth.

The family will meet with friends from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello with the funeral ceremony to follow at 12:00 noon.  Burial will follow at the Wapello Cemetery with military rites by the Wapello VFW.  A lunch gathering will follow at the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Wapello.

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Carmal Allworth
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
Tom will be greatly missed, the best husband and an excellent father.
Words can not express our sorrow. He always put his family first & foremost! Love Carmal & Tom Allworth

Linda Johnson
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
My thoughts and prayers to your family. Class of 196730

Marsha Robertson
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
Praying for all of you at this time!!!Love Marsha and Doug

Faith Koger
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
May you find comfort in loving memories.
Faith (Tony and Kylie)

Cheryl Boyd-Johnson
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
My most deepest sympathies go to Sharon and her family. Tom was bigger then life and he'll be missed by many for sure. His suffering is over now, he's with our Lord now. May Tom rest in peace.

Christine Weis
   Posted Fri April 28, 2017
Heaven got a new angel! Love you and will miss you Tom! Sharon and the kids(and grandkids) I am so sorry for your loss!

Vanessa Makaio
   Posted Sun April 30, 2017
Sorry for your loss.

Karen Zippe
   Posted Thu May 04, 2017
Sending our deepest sympathy, prayers and love..

Ana Beaulac
   Posted Sat May 06, 2017
Our condolences go out to all the family, especially to our dear friend , Regina Wilson.
May God bless you all.
Ana Beaulac and Cirrus Bonneau

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