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Grace Jennings

Obituary of Grace H Jennings

Grace Hilda Jennings, 89, passed away October 15, 2019 peacefully at her home with her family by her side.

Mrs.  Jennings was born on March 15, 1930 in Randolph, Massachusetts to William and Hilda Hansen.  She was affiliated with the Full Gospel House of Prayer and a loyal volunteer for the Salvation Army for many years.  She worked at the Washburn Candy Factory for 6 years and moved to Florida with her family in 1979.

Grace is preceded in death by her husband Frank, Sister Mary Clark, Brothers Sonny and Albert Hansen, Son Roger (Buddy), Granddaughters Whitney and Brittany Stump.

She was a loving mother and is survived by 7 children, Ruth Knochel (Robert), Kevin Jennings (Cherie), Dorothy Clickner (Bill), Melody Anderson, Margaret Jennings, Tracey Stump (Jeff), and Stacey Jennings (Sheila) and two sisters Alice Mitchell and Mabel Rockwood.  She was a grandmother to 18 grandchildren and a great grandmother to 24 great grandchildren.

Grace was the heartbeat of the family and had a heart of gold.  She enjoyed crocheting, playing piano, watching her old favorite TV shows, puzzles and crossword puzzles, but most of all spending time with her family.  She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

“Say not in grief that she is gone but give thanks that she was yours” – unknown

For those wishing to celebrate and honor the life of this remarkable woman.

Viewing and visitation for family and friends will be held at Lankford Funeral Home, Deland, Florida on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Interment immediately following at Deland Memorial Gardens at 1:30 p.m.

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