Herman Gray Jennings, 87, of Catlett, passed away peacefully at home on July 11, 2020, surrounded and supported by family who loved him dearly.
He was born December 8, 1932, in Naruna, Va., to the late Fay and William Jennings.
He joined the Air Force in 1952 and served the country he loved for four years before joining Capital Airlines, which later became United Airlines. He worked as a Radio and Electronics Technician and was a dedicated and faithful employee of United Airlines for 38 years before retiring in 1994. He enjoyed his retirement spending time with his loving wife MaryAnn, working in his yard and enjoying time with his grandchildren who also loved spending time with him.
Herman and MaryAnn for 23 years lived in Wauconda, Illinois, where they raised a wonderful family
before relocating to Catlett in 1992. Herman loved living in Virginia and was proud of his roots. He
was a true Southern gentleman, reserved and conservative while willing to lend a hand to anyone in
In addition to Mary Ann, his beloved wife of 57 years, Herman is also survived by his daughters, Denise
Jennings and Jessica Griffin, his son-in-law John Griffin, and his grandchildren Meghan and Stephen
Herman was predeceased by his daughter, Mary Leigh Jennings; his brothers,
Addison, Malcolm, and Tillman Jennings, and his sister, Willie Callahan.
The family will receive friends and well-wishers from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16, at Bright View Cemetery, 8265 Lunsford Road near Warrenton.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Heartland Hospice Care and their wonderful
staff who provided invaluable comfort during Herman’s final days.
Condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com