Edith Marie Jenney went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the age of 95.
Born June 6, 1925, she was a lifelong Brownsville resident. She was the daughter of Hazel and Alivia Keefer and was the last remaining sibling of two brothers and two sisters. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John Jenney, brothers Donald and Harold Keefer and sisters Catherine Harden and Jean Keefer.
Edith was a charter member of the Bible Baptist Church of Brownsville, serving as the church clerk, Sunday school teacher, Vacation Bible school teacher and a member of the Ladies Missionary Fellowship. The 1943 graduate of Brownsville High School was employed as a payroll clerk for US Steel, former tax collector for Brownsville Township for twenty years, served on the Township Board of Elections and was the clerk for the Township Board of Supervisors for twenty eight years.
She leaves two sons, Jonathan Jenney, Akron, OH and Todd Jenney, Brownsville, PA; grandchildren, David Jenney, Shauna Jenney and Cassidy Jenney all of Akron, OH and Matthew Jenney and Samantha Jenney, Belle Vernon, PA and one great grandson, Gavin Jenney, Akron, OH.
Friends will be received in the NOVAK FUNERAL HOME, 515 Front Street, Brownsville, PA on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Bible Baptist Church of Brownsville, 729 Lewis Street, Brownsville, PA with Rev. Tommy Dallas officiating.
Interment will follow in Redstone Cemetery, Brownsville, PA.
In lieu of flowers consider a donation in Edith’s name to Bible Baptist Church, 729 Lewis Street, Brownsville, PA 15417.
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