2012-10-20 / Obituaries

Jeannie M. Kennedy

Jeannie M. Kennedy, age 87, of Lancaster, passed away October 10, 2012, at the Pickering House. Jeannie was born October 5, 1925, in Logan, to the late Paul and Edith (Thrush) Potts.

She was a teacher and principal at Forest Rose School, from where she retired in 1990. She was a life member of Phi Delta Kappa, Perry County Retired Teachers, OEA and NEA, Perry County Farm Bureau (where she served on many committees), Logan High School Hall of Fame and a member of South Shore Ministries.

She is survived by her children, Dr. William (Nancy) Miller and Molly Miller, all of Lancaster, step-children, Mark (Jane) Kennedy and Mike (Beth) Kennedy, all of Thornville and Mitchell (Becky) Kennedy of LaGrange, Kentucky; grandchildren; greatgrandchildren; and nieces. Jeannie was preceded in death by her first husband, William G. Miller, 1983, and second husband, G. Dewey Kennedy, Jr., 2008; parents, Paul & Edith Potts; brother, John Potts; daughter, Marianne Miller; and step-father, R.M. Eyman.

Funeral service was October 13, 2012, at the Thornville home of The Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral Home, with Pastor Doug Lynn officiating. Burial followed at Oakthorpe Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster, 43130, or The Forest Rose School, 1592 Granville Pike, Lancaster, 43130.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Primrose Retirement Community and FairHoPe Hospice for all of their loving care.

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Miller and Kennedy families.

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