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Jernigan, Susan

November 25, 1952 –
 August 20, 2021


    David Gunn
    25 Aug 2021

    Prayers and thoughts to you all!

    Kathy Harden
    25 Aug 2021

    A beautiful soul that will be greatly missed. A unique creation of God.

    Janet Yowell
    26 Aug 2021

    I have many fond memories of my sweet cousin, Susan and the times we spent together growing up. My prayers to her family.

    Gill Beam
    27 Aug 2021

    So blessed to have known Susan and her lovely family. I will miss her greatly. Prayers to all

    Debbie Brister
    27 Aug 2021

    Susan was such a wonderful, caring person, it is a blessing to have known her . . . Prayers to her family.

    Gary Cunningham
    27 Aug 2021

    I always enjoyed our reminiscence of growing up in West Texas and the fun times at Texas Tech. What a sweet person.

    Tibaut Bowman
    27 Aug 2021

    Susan was a wonderful and smart professional lady. It was my distinct pleasure and privilege to work with her in the oil and gas business for several decades. She distinguished herself with her dedication and professionalism in her field. In short, she was a pro. Vaya con Díos Susan.

    Brittany Hanna
    28 Aug 2021

    Susan had smile that would light up a room. It was an honor to work with her. She welcomed questions and helped me learn so much while at OHC. My favorite times where when she would tell stories of her boys when they were growing up. Seeing her eyes light up when she talked about her family and especially about becoming a grandmother was a gift. Offering up prayers to her family. She was an amazing person and will be missed.

    Marsha & Bill Bateman (Karen’s sister)
    31 Aug 2021

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our sincere sympathy to all the family.

    James Rash
    1 Sep 2021

    Susan was a special person. Although we only got to be with her on special occasions she was always cheerful and gracious. He son Case is our son-in-law and is much like his mother. We love him and will miss his mother. Jim & Laura Rash.

    Joy Proffitt Swsyze
    2 Sep 2021

    Susan was a very kind and caring person. I was blessed to have her as a friend. My sincere condolence to her wonderful family.

    Kathy Biedenharn
    3 Sep 2021

    Susan was beautiful, brilliant and hard working. So very grateful for her years working for OHC. Will always cherish the flight we shared where I was able to get to know Susan on a more personal level. May she rest in perfect peace.

    Sue Weaver
    3 Sep 2021

    It was a pleasure to have worked with Susan at OHC for many years and she taught me so very much about the oil and gas industry and was so very patient with me (since I knew nothing about the industry when I started there). I know she will be greatly missed by her family and loved ones. My deepest condolences.

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