CARY - Jennie Noell Wilmarth, 94 years old, of Cary, NC, passed away April 11, 2014. A graduate of Longmont College, Jennie was an elementary school teacher for 25 years in Danville, VA, before moving to Rocky Mount, NC, in 1970 when her husband began working for Boddie-Noell Enterprises. They lived in Rocky Mount until 1980 when Randall retired, and they moved to Smith Mountain Lake, VA.
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Jennie is predeceased by her husband, Randall J. Wilmarth, and all her siblings: sisters Ann Deveaux and Gray Cook; and brothers Gerald, Jesse, Eugene and Carleton Noell. She is survived by her children, Terry Wilmarth (Burlington, NC), Nancy Wilmarth (Gainesville, FL), and Fran Salman (Cary, NC), as well as son-in-law Rodolfo Salman, and grandchildren: Elliot, Oliver, and Ann Salman, and Randall Orwick.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 17, at 11:00 at First Baptist Church, 871 Main Street, Danville, VA. The family will receive friends immediately after the memorial service.
Townes Funeral Home and Crematory, 215 West Main Street, is serving the Wilmarth family. Online condolences can be made at www.townesfuneralhome.com sign the guest book at www.godanriver.com
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Apr. 15, 2014