Jeannette, age 80, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of May 5, 2021 at home surrounded by many of her loved ones.
She was born on December 1, 1940 to Dallas & Irene Bourn and married early in life. She was a Beloved Mother to 4 wonderful children, and a proud Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
Daughter Cherri Newcomb, preceded her in death and went to heaven in 2019
Jeannette is survived by:
Son Del Ellis and Wife Sandy and their numerous Children, Grandchildren, and Great-Grandchildren.
Daughter Nan Wright and Husband John, and their Children, and Grandchildren as follows:
Nan's Daughter Nicholle and Husband Shawn and their Children Kevin, Bradley, Bella and Hunter.
Nan's Son Justin and Fiancé Bryan.
Daughter Peggy Hommerson-Igou and her Children and Grandchildren as follows:
Daughter Wendy and Husband Ronnie and their Children, Kristofur, Ronald (Our Angel in heaven), Aidan, Katelynn, Kolby, Bryce, Kenzie, Neytiri, Alexis, Skylar, and Scarlett.
Peggy's Son Tim and Wife Nichole and their Children Naiomi and Tessa.
Peggy's Daughter Tiffany and Husband Walter and their Children Walter and Chance.
Peggy's Son Jeffary and Fiancé Khara and their Children Addison, Emma and Jeffary Jr. (Due this year).
Jeannette, had 4 Sisters and 1 Brother. She was preceded in death by her Brother Bud, and Sisters Dolly, Ruby, and Marcella and is survived by her Sister Diann, and many Nephews, Nieces and Dear Friends.
Jeannette worked many years as a seamstress for Pacific Linen, Kerns Village Cleaners.
Jeannette was an avid artist. She had many talents including; painting on canvas, drawing, sewing, crocheting, knitting, tatting, quilting, and needlepoint. She made many beautiful things throughout her life, that will always be cherished.
Jeannette met the love of her life, Geno Ferris, around 1980 and they Married on September 1, 1986. She was cherished by Geno and they shared a wonderful journey in their time together before Geno’s passing in 2017. The two of them have seen and done a lot of things together. They loved to take trips on the motorcycle, they loved to ride the Farris Wheel and go on Roller Coaster rides, go camping, fishing, boating, and parasailing. They loved the excitement of their shared adventures during their many years together and always had exciting stories to tell.
Jeannette’s wishes were to not have a memorial service but, instead asked that all family and friends hold onto memories of her as the “Happiest Woman in the World!”
We hope to see people share their remembrances on the Tribute wall. So please tell us about the wonderful times you spent and any stories you have and would like to share of Jeannette, or Jeannette & Geno together. We would love to read them and will cherish them always
Thank you, & God bless us all