Jerry D. Kinney

Born: Mon., Sep. 29, 1947
Died: Sun., Feb. 17, 2019


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Woodsfield

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Woodsfield

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     Jerry D. Kinney, 71, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, Cambridge, Ohio.

     She was born in New Martinsville, West Virginia on September 29, 1947 a daughter of the late Robert H. and Freda Gray Baker.

     Jerry was the founder and former owner/operator of Jerry Lee’s Pizza, Woodsfield, Ohio and was a member of the Graysville Church of Christ, Graysville, Ohio.

     Surviving are a son Richard Cooper of Las Vegas, Nevada; one step-daughter, Heather (Toby) Tate of Wooster, Ohio; two step-sons, Patrick (Wally) Kinney of Ashland, Wisconsin, Daniel (Jennifer) Kinney of Orrville, Ohio; several step grandchildren; and her dog and faithful friend “Chico”.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leland E. Kinney on November 29, 2005.

     Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. Friday February 22, 2019 with Jeremy Kinney officiating.

     Burial will follow in the Graysville Church of Christ Cemetery, Graysville, Ohio.

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alicia cogar
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Jerry was one of the nicest friend anyone could ever ask for, her love of animals and her big heart will live on forever in my heart. RIP Jerry

Linda Hedrick
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
Jerry was one of my friends from High School and shortly after until a bunch of us got married and moved from New Martinsville. I wish we had kept in contact and could have seen each other as I have done work in Woodsfield at the Arbors Nursing Home. So sorry for your loss, she was a good person.

Jack Floyd
   Posted Mon February 18, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. We were friends from our old Steelton neighborhood and classmates in the Magnolia Class of 65. RIP, Jerry.....

Bart & Joyce Wiggins
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
To the family and friends of Jerry,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Jerry was so special. We so enjoyed her at the restaurant. Jerry Lee's has been our home away from home; for supper for most of our married life. God be with you all as you lay your dear one to rest. Love Bart and Joyce Wiggins

Ruth Elaine Mouritsen
   Posted Tue February 19, 2019
So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. We were in the same graduating class '65' from Magnolia High School. Jerry was a friend to everyone. I will always remember her kindness and her great sense of humor! It is nice to read about the legacy of her beautiful family.

Steve and Kathy Bishop
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
So very sorry.

Pandora Neuhart
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
Kinney Family, my deepest sympathy on the passing of Jerry. She was such a lovable person, that everyone liked. Her desire to serve the people in Monroe County with a family restaurant was her call. She not only served excellent food, but treated every customer with love, respect, and dignity. Jerry will always have a very special place in my heart. May God comfort all of you during these difficult times.
In Christian Love, Pandora

Dee Hannon
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
My sincere condolences...I never met Jerry, but we "knew" each other through social media (first on Elvis Insiders, and then Facebook). She was always so kind, funny, and her love of animals was obvious. She was a special lady, and my heart goes out to her family.

Dennise Green and Don Wilson
   Posted Wed February 20, 2019
I will always remember my sweet dear friend, Jerry.
She will always be in my heart. What a wonderful person
she was. My heart goes out to all who love her. TCB,
Dennise and Don.

Barbara Schuch
   Posted Sat March 02, 2019
To my good friend Jerry, ( aka Stay Away) and her family. (she loved it when I called her that) LOL
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of one of my Elvis BFF's. I never met her either but have been friends for over 10 years. Like Dee I met Jerry on Elvis Insiders and we where friends from then on. We would write each other long emails, even with her arthritis she'd always have time for me. She always said kind words about my kids and they pretty much grew up knowing her and her beloved Chico. She was the kindest lady I think I have ever known. A heart of hearts for animals. Friends would always joke that when they passed away they wanted to come back as Jerry's pet. I will miss her so much.
Love and big Elvis hugs to you my dear friend.

Laura Richards
   Posted Tue March 19, 2019
My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to Jerry's family and friends. My heart broke today hearing this sad news of her passing. I, too "knew" her from the Elvis Insiders. We kept in touch for several years. She was a pure delight!! She was a friendly kind soul who taught me so much about Elvis. Her love for him and animals was something I could actually feel through her words. I enjoyed every minute corresponding with her. I will miss her kind words and photos of Chico and her. I will treasure them along with her memory. Rest in peace my dear Sister/Friend. I pray that God welcomed you home to reunite with your loved ones, your beloved Tippi's and of course your Elvis/Pacer. I'll never forget you Jerry

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