Alfred “Sonny” Eugene Jennings, 91, of Batesville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Southaven.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at Forrest Memorial Gardens in Batesville.
Arrangements by Wells Funeral Home in Batesville.
Sonny was born in Vance, Feb. 9, 1929 to the late Thomas Arthur and Opal Tabb Jennings. He was a graduate from Walnut High School. Following graduation, Sonny entered the U.S. Air Force and served four years. After serving in the Air Force, he moved and made his home in Batesville.
Sonny worked as a radio communications engineer for WBLE Radio Station, owned and operated a T.V. repair shop. He also was a licensed H.A.M. radio operator and airplane pilot at the Batesville Airport. Sonny retired from Trunkline Gas Co. as a communications engineer.
He enjoyed traveling, fishing and was a lifetime member of the Lake Charles Hunting Club.
Sonny is survived by his wife, Shirley Jennings of Batesville, Maryan George of Clarksdale; two sons, Marc (Cathy) Jennings of Batesville, Marshall (Angela) Jennings of Nancy, Ky.; step children, Kevin (Linda) Locke of Locke Station, Rhonda (Brad) Irwin of Courtland; nine grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.