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Jimmie Tennant

January 27, 1939 November 24, 2012
Jimmie Tennant
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Obituary for Jimmie Tennant

Jimmie L. Tennant, 73, of Springhill Twp. (Deep Valley), Greene Co. Pa. died at 6:15 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012 in the Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va. after being in failing health for the past several years.He was born January 27, 1939 in Waynesburg, Pa., a son of the late Wilma Ruth Lemmon Tennant and Burl Tennant and had resided in the Springhill Twp. area most of his adult life.Mr. Tennant was a 1956 graduate of Waynesburg High School.He was a peacetime veteran in the U.S. Army where he served as a specialist fourth class.Mr. Tennant enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR, , was an avid golfer, and had dreams of becoming an airplane pilot prior to a debilitating injury.He was a former school bus driver in the West Greene School District and was last employed as an electrician with Forest Construction of CONSOL in Osage, W.Va. Surviving are a granddaughter, Chelsie Tennant; a great granddaughter, Caydence Tennant; a brother, Burl A. Tennant, Jr., husband of Mabel Tennant of Washington, Pa.; two sisters, Sue, wife of Nelson Tennant of Daybrook, W.Va. and Alma Temple of Graysville, Pa.; a step mother, Leona Taylor Tennant of Pine Bank; five sisters, Sharon, wife of Chuck Walsh of Cleveland, Ohio, Judy Smith, Barbara Kelly and Rita Tennant, companion of George Barlow all of Pine Bank, Pa. and Sandy, wife of Bob Thomas of North Carolina; one brother, Jeffery Tennant of Pine Bank; a brother-in-law, Glen Wells of Moundsville, W.Va.; and special friends and extended family, Paul and Loretta Cook of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to his parents are a daughter, Jodie Lynn Gray who died March 13, 1997; his maternal grandparents who raised him from the age of 6, Abe and Maude Kerr Lemmon; two nephews, Scott Tennant and Douglas Temple.

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