Jennings, Lee C.

1/8/2000

Oct. 23, 1902-Jan. 8, 2000
 
Reverend Lee C. Jennings was born, October 23, 1902.
During his youthful years he confessed his love for Jesus Christ as his Savior and followed the example set by his parents and united with the New Light Methodist Church.
Reverend Jennings centered his life around his Savior and his church, involving himself in many aspects of Christian Ministry.
He was a loving and devoted husband to his late wife Allean Jennings.
Being endowed with the gifts of love, grace and servitude, Reverend Jennings was licensed as a local preacher in 1940 and answered the call to ministry.
He attended training in Waverly, Mississippi, the site of the Black Conference headquarters and also at Wiley College. His first conference appointment was in 1950. He served as a pastor for 27 years.
At the time of his retirement in 1976, he placed his membership at the Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church, where he served lovingly and faithfully for 18 years.
He is fondly remembered by his devoted daughter, Blanche Jennings and many other family members and friends.
Source: Journal Louisiana Conference 2000, p. 254