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PRINCETON Frances Jeanette Casey, 93, of Princeton went home to be with our Lord Jesus on January 15, 2018, at a Chattanooga Rehabilitation Center.
Born December 26, 1924, Jeanette, was the eldest child of RB Conner and Clara Wheby. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Josephine Conner and Betty Sparks.
Her surviving siblings are Kenneth Conner of Englewood, FL, and Phyllis Posey of Princeton, WV and Clara Lee Mullin of Yulee, FL.
Jeanette was the widow of Master Sergeant Raymond T. Casey and mother of eight children, three deceased: Richard, Michael and Joan Ellis Lyons. She is survived by five children: Patricia (William) Basham of East Ridge, TN, Mary Walkup of Buckeye, WV, Robert Casey of Moatsville, WV, Frances Knowles of Van Nuys, CA, and Maureen Casey of Guatemala; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Jeanette was an active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She faithfully participated in the Ladies Altar Society, Women's Prayer Group, Bluefield Deanery and the Wheeling Mount St. Joseph Annual Retreat.
She had been a Girl Scout and Cub Scout Leader. Having graduated from Concord College after raising her children, she taught Special Education at Spanishburg High School from age 60 to 70. Jeanette enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
Her life was a bright example of generosity, hospitality and Christian love to all.
A Mass of Resurrection Burial will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Harrison Street in Princeton, with Father Sebastian Devasya as the celebrant. Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 noon until the service hour at the church.
Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com.
The Casey family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on January 18, 2018
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