March 29, 1923 - April 30, 2019
Areline Ruth Jennings, age 96, of Bowling Green passed away April 30, 2019 at the Country View Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday May 3, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial will be in the Salem Cemetery in Center. Visitation will be held 9:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Areline was born March 29, 1923 in Center the daughter of Everett and Bernice Rissmiller Lynn. On September 30, 1939 she married Thurman Francis Jennings. He preceded her in death on November 3, 1982. Several children came from lots of love during their marriage, 14 to be exact. Those children include: Barbara & Walt Lynn of Vandalia, Dale & Irene Jennings of Troy, James & Betty Jo Jennings of Bowling Green; Albert Jennings and special friend Peggy of Holiday, Linda Frieden of Curryville, Louise & Paul Richards of Holt Summit, Pat & Greg Howell of Macon, Reva Mongerson of Springfield, Terry & Sara Jennings of Colorado Springs, CO, Molly & Derwin Walker of Wright City, John Jennings of Higgensville, Jim Jennings of Mooresville, Jerry & Leisa Dixon of Bowling Green, Larry Jennings of Columbia. From those children, her family & heart only grew more. She was blessed with 31 grandchildren, 51 great grandchildren & 28 great-great grandchildren. Areline is also survived by 2 sisters-in-law Pat Lynn & Mary Lou Jennings. Family gatherings/dinners were always a joy. She really enjoyed visiting with everyone and seeing all the new babies. All of her children were just as ornery as her, they would tease her at dinners about “mess she and daddy started”. She would smile. She enjoyed reading, flowers and gardening. Areline also enjoyed working on puzzles, watching golf, but most of all she loved her family, especially all of the babies. Areline was preceded in death by her husband; parents; her eldest grandchild Rita Lynn Rucker December 31, 2001; 3 brothers Harold, Carl and Donald Lynn; 4 sisters Marie Six, Rosie Jennings, Clara Jane Shephard, twin sister Irene Lynn; 2 brothers-in-law Walter Jennings and Vernon Jennings; and 5 sisters-in-law Betty Kirk, Delcie Von Vain, Gladys Lynn, Iceleen Lynn, and Helen Pew. Pallbearers will be Eric Walker, Justin Walker, Kyle Dixon, Mark Stokes, Rodney Smith and Ryan Smith Memorials may be made to Salem Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
Areline Ruth Jennings, age 96, of Bowling Green passed away April 30, 2019 at the Country View Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday May 3, 2019 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. Burial... View Obituary & Service Information
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