Rev. Kenneth  N. Jeffers, 78, of Huntsville, passed away May 25, 2014, at Cumberland Village Care & Rehabilitation Center in LaFollette.

Born in Scott County, October 26, 1935, he was preceded in death by his parents, John R. and Lyda Robbins Jeffers; son, David M. Jeffers; and brothers, Kermit and Ralph Jeffers.

He graduated Huntsville High School in 1954; joined the Army and served in the Korean Conflict for three years in Germany; and received a BA in Industrial Arts and Secondary Education from Tennessee Tech University. He was a Baptist minister and high school teacher at Scott High, where he taught special education until he retired in 1985. He was very passionate about making a difference in the lives of his students. He was a ëjack of all trades, master of manyí, and was a member of White Rock Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Culver Jeffers of Huntsville; children: Deborah Blevins and Diana Jeffers; son-in-law, William C. Blevins; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, aunt, Ella Burress; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was concuted May 28, at White Rock Baptist Church with Bro. Jim West officiating. Graveside service was conducted May 29, at Carson Memorial Park.

Arrangements by Jones & Son Funeral Home.

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