Jennene D. Jeffrey age 88, was born to William Rudolph Lawrence and Myrtle Maybelle Pollard on September 12, 1935, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jennene passed away at her home in Prescott Valley, AZ. Many fondly knew her as Mom or Grandma. Someone her age actually called her grandma. Later, a little irritated she asked, “Isn’t he the same age as I am?”
Jennene Jeffrey had “spunk.” She was an entrepreneur and a jack of all trades, had several businesses, and very supportive of others. Perhaps the best way to describe her is through words of her grandchildren and friends:
- Cali- Grandma
- A Character
- Liked purple
- Christmas Tree Coffee Cake Grand Champion
- She loves Dairy Queen, ice cream and chocolate
- Loved Jesus with all her heart
- Loved helping out and always gave her best.
- Her concern for others was immense and immeasurable.
- Was a good soldier of the Lord
- “My Little Buddy”
In her later years, Jennene was appreciated for transcribing more than 700 sermons, that were subsequently translated into 15 languages, compiled into books and curriculum and distributed to thousands around the world. She would often make prayer clothes and send them out as birthday gifts. Daily, she prayed for grandchildren, friends and others on her church’s prayer chain. She volunteered for All Nations International for many years, even until 1 week before she passed away.
The oldest of 3 siblings, Jennene is survived by her brother, Larry Lawrence and wife Judy and her sister Linda Kloehr. Son, Michael Baron-Jeffrey and wife, Angela. Daughter, Teresa Skinner and husband, Gordon.
Jennene has 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 4 great, great grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Jennene is predeceased by her parents, her daughter Diane Breshears and son-in-law Buddy, son, Omer Jeffrey Jr., brother in law, Bill Kloehr, nephew Dean Witt, nephew Dennis Kloehr and niece Rhonda K Burgreen.
Funeral services will be held:
Oklahoma Memorial Service
Friday, November 10, 2023 – 2PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
5111 S. Memorial Ave.
Tulsa, OK. 74145