|Rosalie Faye Jennings, age 74 of Abingdon, died at 7:05 am Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.
She was born on October 10, 1938 in Alexis, the daughter of John and Elouise (Tinkham) Johnson. She attended Alexis and Avon schools. She married Robert Denver Jennings on September 15, 1956 in Monmouth. He preceded her in death on October 21, 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Johnson.
Rosalie is survived by her son, Allen (and Louella) Jennings of RR Galesburg; her two daughters, Debbie (and Wayne Tabb) Kelso of Abingdon and Wanda Talbert of Abingdon; four grandchildren, Chad (and Jennifer) Jennings of Altona, Greg (and Katie) Jennings of Abingdon, Scott Talbert and Brittany Talbert of RR Galesburg; four great-grandchildren, Collin and Connor Jennings of Abingdon and Josie and Carlie Jennings of Altona; two brothers, Lee Johnson of Abingdon and Don (and Twyla) Johnson of Avon; and a sister-in-law, Patty Johnson of Galesburg.
"Rosie" lived a simple life with simple things. She was a devoted housewife, mother, and grandmother. Her main joy was her family. She was especially proud of her grandchildren and looked forward to seeing her great-grandchildren.
At her request, graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Abingdon Cemetery. Rev. Michel D. Clark will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Care Center of Abingdon. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.