Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

July 8, 2014

Dr. Jeffery Scott Jennings

TAHLEQUAH — Memorial Services for Dr. Jeffery Scott Jennings will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Tahlequah on Wednesday, July 9, at 10 a.m. under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.tahlequahfuneral.com.

Dr. Jeffrey Scott Jennings, 52, left this Earth from his home on Friday, July 4.

Jeff was born to Tom Wilson Jr. and Shirl Rea on July 13, 1961, in Okmulgee. Jeff attended grade school and high school in Okmulgee, where he was a successful scholar and star athlete. He attended the University of Oklahoma, where he was a proud member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

After college, Jeff went on to the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduated four years later, and went on to complete a residency in radiology. Jeff was a radiologist all across the state and was loved by many patients and co-workers.

Jeff married his wife, Lori (White) Jennings on Oct. 21, 1989. They lived a beautiful and strong 25 years together and had three children: Sydney, 21; Jacob, 18; and Graham, 17.

Jeff was a die-hard Sooner fan, loved to go golfing, enjoyed reading Stephen King novels, and listening to classic rock music.

More than anything else, Jeff enjoyed being surrounded by family, and watching his children grow up, all with Lori by his side.

Jeff is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Eubanks; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Crawford; and his father-in-law, Don White.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Rea; his wife, Lori; and children, Sydney with fiancé Micheal, Jacob, and Graham. Jeff is also survived and missed by a host of other friends and family.

Flowers will be accepted, as well as and donations to the Humane Society of Cherokee County donated on behalf of Jeff’s memory.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, 918-458-5055.

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