Irene Gibbs Jennings age 87 of Hermitage passed away Thursday afternoon, January 28, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville. She was born July 30, 1933 to her parents, the late William Carl and Geneva Walden Gibbs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Reed; 2 sisters, Margie Reynolds and Ruby Reynolds and 2 brothers, William Carl Gibbs, Jr and Danny Gibbs. Mrs. Irene was a member of the Neely's Bend Baptist Church and retired from Gibson Guitar. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, James Jennings of Hermitage; 2 daughters, Frances (Chet) Christanson of Greenbrier, TN, Angela Turcotte of Nashville; 3 grandchildren, Teresa (Roscoe) Brogdon, Tracey Bogle and Julie Petty; 8 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, DeEtte Shelton of Dowelltown, Jewell (Bobby) Ponder of Smithville and Alma (Jerry) Montgomery of Dowelltown; brother, Billy Gibbs of Dowelltown and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:PM Monday February 1, 2021 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Gordon Donahoe officiating and burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 2:PM until 6:PM and Monday 10:AM until the time of the service at 1:PM. Due to Covid-19 and social distancing guidelines, we ask for the health and safety of everyone that you please exercise social distancing. The funeral home chapel is marked off to respect these guidelines and allow 100-125 for the service. The family request that anyone attending visitation or the funeral to wear a mask. The funeral home lounge is closed at this time and no food or drinks are allowed in the funeral home. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
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