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A funeral service for Jean Jennings, age 78, of Palestine, formerly of Frankston, is scheduled at 2 o'clock in the afternoon Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston. Bro. George Folmar will officiate. She will be laid to rest at Frankston City Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home of Frankston.

Mrs. Jennings passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Palestine.

Jean was born January 25, 1939 in Virginia Beach, VA to Miles Edward Padon and Cereda Whitehurst.

She was preceded in death by her father, Miles Padon; husband, Bob Jennings; and son, Marty Marshburn.

Mrs. Jennings was employed as secretary for the City of Frankston for over 25 years and attended Hilltop Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory is her mother, Cereda Whitehurst; daughters, Liz Hawkins, Palestine Cindy Wimpee and husband Vic of Frankston; son, Stuart Calhoun of Palestine; and a sister, Kay Padon of Virginia Beach, VA. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Jason Hawkins, Justin Hawkins, Jessica Wimpee, Bob Wimpee and wife Jenny, and Brandon Wimpee; eight great-grandchildren, Bryson Hawkins, Lane Hawkins, Liberty Wimpee, Brantley Wimpee, Chelsey Ingram, Danny Wimpee, Makayla Wimpee and Dylan Wimpee; one great-great granddaughter, Zrena Roberts; and several nieces and nephews.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Jason Hawkins, Justin Hawkins, Bryson Hawkins, Lane Hawkins, Bob Wimpee, Brandon Wimpee, Danny Wimpee, and Calvin Wilbanks.

Visitation will begin on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Jean's family from 6 to 8 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.
Published on October 31, 2017
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