Jennifer K. “Jenny” Deboard

September 11, 1947 ‒ January 22, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Jennifer K. “Jenny” Deboard, age 65, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday January 22, 2013 at MedCentral in Mansfield. Jenny was born September 11, 1947 in Knox County, was a 1965 graduate of East Knox High School and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She had been employed for 6 years at the former Chattanooga Glass Company in Mount Vernon and retired after 21 years employment at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center.

Jenny was a member of the Amity-Apple Valley Baptist Church. She was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the AMVETS and the Eagles Lodge Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Ladies of the Moose at Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her husband of 41 years James R. Deboard; her sons James M. Deboard and John H. (Deb) Deboard both of Mount Vernon; sisters Ann Jordan of Bellville and Vicky Richards of Mount Vernon; brothers Donald “Sonny” (Bert) Burson of Bellville and Biff (Susan) Smithhisler of Columbus; brothers-in-law Jack (Carolyn Carpenter) Deboard, and Jerry Deboard; sisters-in-law Joanne Deboard and Janice Moreland, numerous nieces and nephews and best friends Georgie Palmer and Marie Poe. Jenny was preceded in death by her mother Lela Smithhisler; stepfather Carl Smithhisler; father Roscoe Burson; stepmother Lena Burson; sister Sandy Porter and brother Tom Burson.

Friends may call Thursday from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio; where funeral services will be held Friday at 2 PM. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the charity of your choice.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Jennifer K. “Jenny” Deboard.