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Jeanne B. (Barnes) Staten

April 18, 1938 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Jeanne Staten Obituary

Jeanne B. Staten, age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 23, 2024, at her home in Wilmington, Ohio. Jeanne was born April 18, 1938, to Charley and Zola Mae (Hall) Barnes in Hillsboro, Ohio. She was a devout Christian and was saved on February 6, 1972. Most recently she called Calvary Bible Baptist in Marion, Ohio her home church. In high school at Lynchburg, Ohio, she was a cheerleader and also played the baritone horn in the marching band. Jeanne loved tending to her garden and canned the vegetables she grew. She loved boating and water skiing, spending lots of time on the water with her favorite spot being Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. Jeanne loved playing cards with her children and grandchildren. Her favorites being Euchre and Uno. She also enjoyed playing Canasta and Bridge with her friends. She always had a smile on her face and never met a stranger, she was always joking around and laughing as she always believed laughter was the best medicine. Most of all, she loved to cook for all her family and friends, and they loved the meals she prepared. She loved to sing and participated in the church choir and also sang with the "Sweet Adelines" in both Ohio and Maryland. Jeanne had retired from Lennox Industries in Columbus, Ohio, in 1996. She is survived by her six children, Nial Wilkin of Grove City, Ohio, Jeralynn Wilkin of Lady Lake, Florida, Michael (Melody) Wilkin of Lynchburg, Ohio, Mark (Carrie) Wilkin of Lynchburg, Ohio, Scott Wilkin of Lynchburg, Ohio, and Dodi (Eric) Wright of Palmetto, Florida; sisters, Louise Weller of Valley Park, Missouri and Maxine (Maurice) Shady of Greenville, North Carolina; brother, Arthur Lee White of Bakersfield, California; 15 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her mom and dad along with her beloved husband of 27 years, David Staten; and three sisters, Cristine Shea, Ida Allbright and Chloe Garrison. Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington. Burial will follow at Roads Cemetery in Rainsboro, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to her favorite charity: Saint Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington, is assisting the family. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.arehart-brown.com, or our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.

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Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home
237 W. Main Street
Wilmington, OH 45177

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