William Glenn Jernigan

William Glenn Jernigan

William Glenn Jernigan, 59, Goldsboro

William Glenn Jernigan, 59, resident of Goldsboro and native of Mount Olive, passed away Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Glenn had been employed with his family’s business, John Patterson Furniture Company in Mount Olive, as a sales associate at different intervals during his adulthood. He had also worked with Bussman of Goldsboro, and was employed at Cherry Hospital in its supply department at the time of his passing. He had obtained an associate’s degree in electrical engineering from Lenoir Community College.

Glenn is survived by his children, Holly Michelle Jernigan of Mount Olive, Jonathan Glenn Jernigan and his wife, Scarlett Jackson Jernigan, of Mount Olive, and William Gabriel Jernigan of Goldsboro; a grandchild, Almon Jernigan of Mount Olive; his mother, Carolyn Goodman Jernigan of Mount Olive; a sister, Sharon Jernigan Flowers and her husband, Sam, of Rocky Mount; a brother, Larry Carroll Jernigan of Mount Olive; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are former co-workers who became dear friends, Lynn and Ben Strickland of Goldsboro, and there are others who held a special place in his life as well.

His father, William Sherwood Jernigan, preceded him in death.

A graveside service to honor Glenn’s life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 26, in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive.