Jennifer (Jenny) JAMES

News Death Notice

JAMES, Jennifer "Jenny" age 57 of Lebanon passed unexpectedly Thursday evening, November 1, 2012 at Bethesda Arrowsprings. Born July 5, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio; Jenny was the daughter of John Vail and Caryl (Whipple) James and was a loving and devoted wife, step-mother, sister and friend to all who knew her. Jenny was a 1973 graduate of Lebanon High School and for many years was the local Deputy Registrar and owner of the Mulberry Bush Shop in Lebanon. Jenny was a member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church and enjoyed raising and training championship Scotties. For several years, Jenny was a member of and Chairwoman the Applefest Committee. Preceded in death by her parents, Jenny leaves behind her husband Brian L. Cook of Lebanon; step-daughters Jessica (Matt) Martin of Indiana and Cassidy Cook of Oregonia; brothers Doug "Boomer" (Peggy) James and Steve (Susan) James all of Gaylord, Michigan; sister Lynn (Terry) Zecher of Mason; nephews Robert James and Matthew Zecher and nieces Lori Puffinbarger, Karen Merritt, Tracy Money and Christy McDonel and many other family members and friends. The family appreciated memorial donations that are directed to the Jennifer James-Cook Fund, c/o Stine Kilburn Funeral Home, 801 Monroe Road, Lebanon, Ohio 45036. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Stine Kilburn Funeral Home. Visitation from 11:00-12:00 with a 12:00 service.

Published in Journal-News on Nov. 8, 2012