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Archie Junior Jernigan

January 26, 1935 — September 22, 2022

Newton Grove


Newton Grove, NC: Mr. Archie Junior Jernigan, age 87, of Meadowbrook Road, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022 at The Clayton House in Clayton. Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, September 26, 2022 at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Jeff Hayes.         

 Mr. Jernigan was born January 26, 1935 in Johnston County to the late Jasper Newton and Bessie Jackson Jernigan. He was also preceded in death by his infant son, Johnnie Newton Jernigan; sisters and brothers, Vada Vick, Christine Bryant, Ethelene Lee, Edna Breedlove, Talton Jernigan, Wade Jernigan, James Carl Jernigan, and David Jernigan. Mr. Jernigan retired from James Massengill Construction after 20 years of service and he was a life-time farmer. He was a member of New Zealand PFWB Church.

Surviving include his wife of 67 years, Myrtle Glendon C. Jernigan; children, William Rex Jernigan of Newton Grove, Alex B. Jernigan and wife, Kim of Newton Grove, Pamela J. Burgess and husband, Brian of Benson, Myra Jernigan Adams of Clayton; grandchildren, William Lance Jernigan and wife, Emma, Joshua Jernigan and wife, Karen, Jordan Jernigan, Heather Ennis, Ryland Thornton; great-grandchildren, Easton Jernigan, Walker Jernigan, Skylar Jernigan, Dakota Jernigan, Rylee Jernigan, and Levi Jernigan; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 9:30AM-10:30AM Monday, September 26, 2022 prior to the service at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and other times at the home.

Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to New Zealand PFWB Church, P. O. Box 234, Newton Grove, NC 28366 or to Community Home Care and Hospice, 208 Butternut Lane Clayton, NC 27520.

Family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, September 26, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Inc., Benson

301 W. Main St., Benson, NC 27504

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Graveside Service

Monday, September 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Roselawn Cemetery, Benson, NC

605 N. Wall Street, Benson, NC 27504

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