SAN ANGELO, TX (April 12, 2012) – A funeral service for retired Evangelical Covenant Church pastor James Curtis Jennings, 92, was conducted April 5 in San Angelo, Texas. He died April 2.
Jennings was born March 3, 1920, in Santa Anna, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Azusa Pacific College in 1953.
Jennings married Helen Bagley on May 26, 1939. She preceded him in death.
He served as pastor of several United Methodist Church congregations before pastoring First Covenant Church in Abilene, Texas, and First Covenant Church in Bremerton, Washington. Following his first retirement he moved to Longview, Texas, where he served as pastor of Harleton United Methodist Church for 24 years until retiring again on March 7, 2010, at the age of 90.
Jennings is survived by his wife of 12 years, Hazel Jennings; son Wayne Jennings, and daughter Jeanie McKay.