William Vernon Jenner
WILLIAMSBURG - William Vernon (Bill) Jenner of Williamsburg, VA passed away in Marathon, FL on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was born in Patterson, NJ on March 17, 1942. Bill retired from the Naval Weapons Station in Yorktown, VA after 36 years in the U. S. Navy and civil service. During his tenure, he received the Meritorious Civilian Service Award on March 16, 1992. Bill was a member of Walnut Hills Baptist Church in Williamsburg, VA for 43 years where he served in many capacities. He had many interests including politics, travel, photography and wood carving. He is survived by his wife, Joanne Jenner; daughters, Shannon Schojan (John), Melonie Thompson (Gary) and son, Michael Crowell (Sue); his grandchildren, Leanne Coulter (Ryan), Jessica Thompson (Justin Woods), Seth Thompson, Morgan Odham, Shane Schojan, and Dana Schojan; his great-grandchildren, Kieran Coulter, and Kinsley Woods; his brother, Alan Jenner (Gail); sisters, Linda Tuttle, and Jane McKeon (Jim); his sister-in-law Shirley Zeafla; his brothers-in-law Ronald Ferguson and Tom Ferguson (Betty). He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Jean Jenner, and sister, Lenore Dunkel. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, 2:00 PM at Walnut Hills Baptist Church in Williamsburg, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 1014 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185.
Published by Virginia Gazette on Mar. 3, 2015.
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I have just heard. I am really sorry about your loss. He was a GREAT Man. He would do anything for anybody that was in need. He will be Great Missed. I am sorry I couldn't be there for you all. My condolences, thoughts and prayers for you all.
Mary Mendenhall (Tolley)
March 9, 2015
Joanne, you have my deepest sympathy during this difficult time. Bill was a fine person and I enjoyed working with him many years ago. How time does fly. Place your trust in the Great Master and He will comfort you with love and the promise of a brighter tomorrow. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Murielene Swindeck
March 6, 2015
Joanne and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a good person and hard worker. It was a pleasure to have worked with him at Naval Weapons Station. You are in my thought and prayers. May God help you during your time of loss and sorrow. Cherish your memories and remember he will always live in your heart.
Linda Jenkins
March 5, 2015
Wanted to let you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. I hope all the wonderful memories your family has will help comfort you in the days ahead. Love, Larry, Allison, Trevor, Blake and Ashton Otey
March 4, 2015
Joanne so sorry to hear of your loss. Bill was such a wonderful person. I use to love talking with him at church and hearing his stories. He will be grately missed. May God lead you in the right direction and know that Bill will be looking down upon you. If there is anything that you need please don't hesitate to contact me. I'd love to help.
Melissa Babcock
March 4, 2015
"Bill" was a great and caring man. God welcomed an Angel into heaven when Bill's name was called to come bake to Our Heavenly Father. I am Thankful that I had the honor to know him. Peace be with you. the girls,and Grandchildren.
Karen Shepard
March 3, 2015
Joanne sorry to hear of Bills passing. My condolences to you and your family .He was a great person and we shared a lot of good times in those years at Yorktown.May God be with you
Wayne Whittaker
March 3, 2015
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