Obit: Jennie Rich

Obit: Jennie Rich

February 13th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Alabama

STEVENSON Jennie Lou Ball Rich, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Cumberland health and Rehabilitation in Bridgeport, Ala.Jennie was the daughter of the late George Napoleon "G.N." and Emma Colston Ball born Feb. 13, 1928 in Bridgeport. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Robert Carl Rich; and great-grandson Wyatt Clayton Wills; sibilings, Alta Cookston, Lois Phillips, Mary Richardson, Harry Lee Ball, Ivan Ball, Bill Ball and Ruth Ball.She was a homemaker known for her pinto beans and cornbread and never failed to feed a visitor. Jennie was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. She was a life-long member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church and WMU. She is survived by her children, Jerry (June) Rich, Roger (Sindy) Rich, of Stevenson, Ala., Elizabeth (Billy Mack) Davis, of South Pittsburg, Tenn., Doris (Gary) Wills, of Florence, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the funeral home chapel officiated by Brother Dean Johnson and Brother Josh Myers.Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.www.rudderfuneralhomes.com.Visitation will be 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today, Feb. 13, at Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson.