James Eugene "Jack" Hennessee

Male 1917 - 2011  (93 years)


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  • Name James Eugene "Jack" Hennessee 
    Born 10 Jul 1917  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion Church of Christ  [2
    Died 22 Feb 2011  McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • at the NHC Healthcare facility...
    Buried 26 Feb 2011  Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I379  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2015 

    Father Joseph Logan "Joe" Hennessee,   b. 10 Oct 1855, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1927, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Marler,   b. 22 Oct 1872, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1958, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frankie Irene Williams,   b. 10 Oct 1917, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 2005, River Park Hospital, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1941  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. James Franklin "Frank" Hennessee
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lois Vivian Evans,   b. 1 Nov 1917, (McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 2017  (Age 99 years) 
    Married Aft 2005  McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F11017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jul 1917 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1941 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aft 2005 - McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 2011 - McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Feb 2011 - Mount View Cemetery, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From: "Ladye Hunter"
      To: "HENNESSEE David"
      Subject: Hennessee anniversery
      Date: Monday, December 17, 2001 11:39 AM

      David,

      Don't know if he connects, but for what it's worth...

      Ladye

      Couple observes 60th anniversary

      James E. "Jack" and Frankie Hennessee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a surprise party given in the reception room of River Park Hospital's Rehabilitation Unit. They were joined by family, friends and nurses as they enjoyed fellowship and refreshments.

      The honored couple was married Nov. 29, 1941 by T.Q. Martin, who was minister at Central Church of Christ. Connie Williams Mullican served as her sister's maid of honor and Tom Mullican was best man.

      Following the ceremony held at the minister's residence, the newlyweds journeyed to Chattanooga on their wedding trip. Upon theirreturn, they moved into their home on Donnell Street.

      The Hennessees have one son, Brig. Gen. Frank Hennessee, his wife and two grandsons, Mark and John, located in Washington, D.C. and one granddaughter, Rachel, who resides in California with her husband.

      Mr. and Mrs. Hennessee have spent their years together in McMinnville, and have been an active part of their church and civic organizations. He was associated with the Tennessee-Carolina Transportation Company for many years, retiring in 1979.

      Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Sun, 16 Dec 2001, p. 2-C.
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      HENNESSEE, James E. (Jack) - McMinnville resident and Warren County native James E. "Jack" Hennessee, age 93, was born July 10, 1917 and died February 22, 2011 at NHC Healthcare McMinnville following a three-month illness. A retired manager with Tennessee-Carolina Transport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Sarah Elizabeth Marler Hennessee. Jack was a civic leader, served as president of McMinnville Jaycees, president of Young Democrats Club of McMinnville and Warren County, member of Civitan Club of Cookeville, TN and was a founding member of Westwood Church of Christ and Little League Baseball of McMinnville.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of sixty-four years, Frankie Irene Williams Hennessee, July 5, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Lois Evans Hennessee of McMinnville; son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Cam Hennessee of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren, Rachael Hennessee Krohn and husband Kevin of Huntington Beach, CA, Marc Hennessee and wife Teresa of Phoenix, AZ and Dr. Jon Hennessee and wife Kim of Concord, NH and great-grandchildren, Cormac and Ryan Hennessee and Konnor Krohn. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 26, 2011 in High's Chapel with Coy Hathcock and Eben Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday and 9:00 a.m. until time of service Saturday at High's. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westwood Church of Christ Building Fund. [2]
    • McMinnville resident and Warren County native James E. "Jack" Hennessee, age 93, was born July 10, 1917 and died February 22, 2011 at NHC Healthcare McMinnville following a three-month illness.

      A retired manager with Tennessee-Carolina Transport, he was the son of the late Joseph and Sarah Elizabeth Marler Hennessee. Jack was a civic leader, served as president of McMinnville Jaycees, president of Young Democrats Club of McMinnville and Warren County, member of Civitan Club of Cookeville, TN and was a founding member of Westwood Church of Christ and Little League Baseball of McMinnville.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of sixty-four years, Frankie Irene Williams Hennessee, July 5, 2005. He is survived by his wife, Lois Evans Hennessee of McMinnville; son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Cam Hennessee of Annapolis, MD; grandchildren, Rachael Hennessee Krohn and husband Kevin of Huntington Beach, CA, Marc Hennessee and wife Teresa of Phoenix, AZ and Dr. Jon Hennessee and wife Kim of Concord, NH and great-grandchildren, Cormac and Ryan Hennessee and Konnor Krohn.

      Funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011 in High's Chapel with Coy Hathcock and Eben Gilbert officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westwood Church of Christ Building Fund. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] "The Dodson Family of Warren County, Tennessee and Allied Families",, p. 14-D.

    2. [S50355] http://www.highfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=1706701&fh_id=11416.

    3. [S50354] http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tennessean/obituary.aspx?n=james-hennessee-jack&pid=148853420#fbLoggedOut.

    4. [S22] "The Dodson Family of Warren County, Tennessee and Allied Families",, p. 44-D.

    5. [S6658] "Warren County,TN Marriages: 1900-1950", transcribed & compiled by A.C.Hillis, p. 383 (Reliability: 3).