Jennye Lee Darnell, age 81 passed away Feb. 4, 2019. She was born Jennye Lee Hancock on Nov. 4, 1937, to Andrew William Hancock and Allie (Alene) Ellen Farris-Hancock in Beaumont. Jennye was a licensed vocational nurse and served the community as a nurse for many years before retiring to tend to her goats and help raise her grandchildren. She was an avid reader. She spent most of her days sewing, reading, studying genealogy and taking care of her family.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Andrew William Hancock and Allie (Alene) Ellen Farris-Hancock. She is survived by her five children and their spouses, Bill Darnell, Kenneth and Jackie Darnell, Cindy and Chuck Roberts, Brian and Mia Darnell and Ben and Jane Darnell; as well as 17 grandchildren and their spouses and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Farris Cemetery in Madisonville.