Funeral services for Jeannene McNall, 84 of Aledo, will be Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Aledo. Services will be livestreamed on the Speer Funeral Home Facebook page. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Social distancing and wearing of masks will be observed. Private burial is in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church or to Mercer County Athletic Boosters.
Jeannene passed away February 14, 2021 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo with her husband and family at her side.
Jeannene was born on April 10, 1936 in Buffalo Prairie Township to John N. & Glenna (Bull) Kelly. She was raised on a farm near Edgington, Illinois with her five brothers and two younger sisters. Jeannene cherished the support of her family. She graduated from Reynolds High School in 1954. After graduation, she worked at various jobs in the Quad Cities where she met her first husband Robert D. Newbern. They had 2 daughters, Cheri & Kelly.
Jeannene eventually moved to Aledo with her two daughters. In 1968, she married Glenn Moffit of Perryton. She owned two Antique Stores as well as organizing and promoting annual doll shows at the VFW. She was proud of the fact that Johnny and June Carter-Cash and a young Roseanne Cash visited her shop in Viola. Glenn passed away in 1986. She married Herb Blythe in 1996, living in Seaton. He preceded her in death in 1997. Jeannene was employed at the Aledo Wal-Mart for over 20 years, retiring in 2007. Ron McNall and Jeannene married in 2006, living in Aledo. Ron was a devoted caregiver during her debilitating disease. She attended First Baptist Church, Aledo.
Jeannene enjoyed being a homemaker. She was a great cook, wonderful seamstress and loved planning and buying her bedding plants each spring. She was an avid follower of her grandsons and great-grandsons sporting events, especially football playoffs and state championship games. Playing card games, such as Second Chance and Sequence was a fun pastime for her.
Those left to cherish Jeannene’s memory include her husband, Ron McNall; daughters: Cheri (Rick) Brown, Aledo; Kelly Lehrer, Aledo; step-children: Brent McNall, Alexis; Dolly (Kurt) Weegar, Phoenix, AZ; Brenda (Karin) McNall, Kansas City, KS; Krissan (Jim) Moss, Naperville; Jane McNall, Moline; Mike (Jane) McNall, Monmouth; Ronda Elis of Tennessee; Eli (Ashley) McNall, Davenport; Kara (josh) Thomas, Andalusia; Grandchildren: Shane (Kimberly) Eskridge, Aledo; Sean (Jillian) Eskridge, Macomb; Cody (Megan) Brown, Macomb; Cory (Courtney) Brown, Fort Madison, IA; 9 great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren: 20 step-great-grandchildren; Siblings and spouses: Darryl (Glenna) Kell, Tucson, AZ; Jim (Janice) Kelly, Eureka, IL; Sharon (John) Dowis, Surprise, AZ; and Connie (Gary) Dellitt, Bernice Kelly and Helen Moffit, Aledo and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: husbands, Glenn and Herb; siblings and spouses: Vincent & Barb Kelly; Ed & Gerry Kelly and Bill Kelly; brother-in-law, Bill Moffit and step-son, Steve Moffit.