Geter Paul Jennings -

Geter Paul Jennings, Sr., 79 yrs, of Port Deposit, Maryland, and formerly of Mountain City, TN, died peacefully at his residence on Friday, January 20, 2012. Born June 24, 1932, in Butler, TN, he was the son of the late Clyde and Maybelle Cornette Jennings.

Mr. Jennings retired from Price Brothers of Perryman, MD, after 30 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifetime member of the Edgewood, MD, VFW Post, and a member of the Susquehanna American Legion Post No. 135, of Perryville, MD. He was a Christian believer.

Mr. Jennings is survived by his sons, Martin C. Jennings and wife, Donna, and Geter P. Jennings, Jr.; daughters, Barbara E. Hensley and husband, James, Theresa C. Kline and husband, Leonard, and Nora L. Lucas and husband, Mark; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren; In addition to his parents, Mr. Jennings was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jane Hare Jennings; brotherís, Howard Jennings, Ralph Jennings, Sonny Jennings and Oscar Jennings.

The family would like to express a very special thank you to Mr. Jenningís granddaughter, Tonya Kelso and her husband, Frank, who were dadís care givers. They went beyond the call of duty. They showed him love and support during his last days. We, the family, want to express our sincere thanks and say we love you.

Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, January 26, 2012, 11 AM, at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., Perryville, MD. Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 7 PM until 9 PM, at the funeral home. Pastor Ronald D. Estep of Life Bible Church of Havre de Grace, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, PA.