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Amanda Starr Jernigan, 31 of Columbus passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Columbus. Memorial services are being planned and will be announced on this web page.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 17th, 6:30 pm at Cooper Creek Park, Columbus, Georgia. If you have questions about the service, please contact the family.
Amanda was born October 24, 1990 in Columbus the daughter of Walter Richard Jernigan and Diane Jernigan. She was employed at Waffle House on Bradley Park Drive. Amanda had lived in Columbus all of her life and enjoyed visiting casinos and most of all loved her family especially her nephew, Jody and her niece, Emerlynn who she was helping raise. Amanda was preceded in death by her father, Walter Richard Jernigan, her grandparents, JB and Ethelene Adams and a brother-in-law, David Mitchum.
Survivors include her wife, Amy Jernigan; her mother, Diane Jernigan; her siblings, Kelly Mitchum, Richard Jernigan (Tonya Martin), Shaun Jernigan (Sarah), Ricky Jernigan (Tobi Steen), Aaron Shoup and a host of nieces and nephews.
Georgia Cremation – Columbus is assisting the family with arrangements.
Kelly Mitchum says
Amanda i miss you everyday and love you. You will forever be missed. God took you way to soon. Rip spread your wings and fly baby girl. Tell dad nanny and pawpaw and david we love them. I love you until the day we see each other again.
Diane Jernigan says
Amanda u was my baby girl and will always be my baby girl. I will love and miss you till the day i die. You was only 31 way to soon to go. You was a beautiful baby and a beautiful young lady and a beautiful woman. I wish you was still with us. Rip baby girl i love and watch down on us from time to time.
David Ryan Campbell says
Aunt Amanda your nephew in law Crystal and I will miss you so much. I loved your cooking when we stayed with you. Also anytime I couldn’t do a man’s job you come to the rescue. I was shocked when savannah woke us up. Didn’t want these news I guess God was ready but we were not. Watch over us spread ur wings we will all meet someday I’ll continue to help with our family love you.
Amy and Jody Jernigan says
Babie, I love you so much, Jody and I are missing you every day and every minute. You will forever be missed, but will always be in our hearts. I love you so much my love, spread your wings and rest easy Jody and I love you more than you can imagine and will miss you terribly.
Alyssa Jernigan says
Rest in heaven aunt Manda I love you. Never expected this to happen you were definitely taken to soon. This isn’t goodbye its see you one day on the other side we love you beautiful angel forever and always
Donna Grafals says
Sending love and prayers for Amanda’s Family So very sorry for your loss Amanda was loved by many people and was a good person!!
Donna Grafals says
Sending love and prayers for Amanda’s Family, So very sorry for your loss Amanda was loved by many people and was a good person!! She will forever be missed and loved!!
Debra bottoms says
I’m sorry for the Jernigan family rest easy Amanda and I’m crystal and David friend I been knowing them since high school I’m so sorry for yall loss crystal and David and crystal mom I know it hard but hope yall will see her again one day but I be praying for yall ❤️ love yall and be safe
Deborah Adams says
My prayers and condolences for Amy and the family during these times of so much pain. My heart goes out to you and I pray that you will find peace in this difficult time . Amanda was such a good person and Amy is too. That I will always remember. Rest in peace
Crystal smith says
I love you so much you were always my baby and will always be my baby I’m glad we talked as much as we we may not gotten to see each other but I loved talking to you I’ll miss you forever I’m so proud of the woman you are fly high baby
Britt Britt says
It’s hard to believe you are gone , I feel like I’m having a bad dream and just have not woken up from it yet. I love you and will miss you so very much fly high my butterfly💙🦋
I MISS YOU AND STILL CANT BELIVE YOUR NOT HERE ANY MORE BUT BEEN GOING WHERE IT HAPPEN BECAUSE I JUST CANT UNDERSTAND WHY MISS YOU LOVE YOU NANCY
Amand you were to our family a gift you loved our children like they were your blood and treated them very well . Amanda loved kids and many call her aunt . Thank u for loving my boys and taking time with them. You we’ll definitely be missed and forever in our hearts fly high and give my love to my mom and Eddie rest easy baby girl gone to soon but never forgotten
Connie F Driver says
Kelly I am so sorry for your lost you and your family will be in my prayers