Jeanne Cassens Chesnut
- August 21, 1930 - July 12, 2012
- Tampa, Florida
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“I happened to be at school researching our family tree when your picture came up. I clicked on this site and saw that everyone else has said goodbye...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Little Stan Chesnut - Louisville, KY
“I remember most Aunt Jeanne's laugh. It was absolutely contagious and she laughed a lot. She was so much fun to be with and whenever the family got...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Tricia - Saint Marys, GA - Neice
“What beautiful memories and thoughts by everyone!
Jeanne lived up to all those wonderful things said about her, and more. She was a beautiful...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Lynne Chesnut Murray
“I can remember the good times at Grandpa Rudy and Grandma Maude's house on the holiday gatherings as a kid with the "grownups" in the other room...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Steve Cassens - Ft. Pierce, FL
“Aunt Jeanne and I had the same name, but as a child I thought the spelling of her name so exotic and truly wished for two more letters so I could be...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Jean Stout - Reno, NV - Niece
“Jeanne went with Don, Arlene and me to Europe. I remember what fun we had and how Jeanne Jwas always so cheerful even when we got lost.
My...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Joan Cassens - Oak Ridge, TN
“I always enjoyed teaching music to Jeanne's class at Dale Mabry.
She was an inspiration to me and the children.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Flo Bickel - Clearwater,, FL
“Aunt Jeanne is one of my favorite people. I will always remember her laughter and how much fun she had at everything. She was beautiful inside and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy Cassens Dixon - Fort Pierce, FL
“Jeanee was a beautiful lady and led a beautiful life. I am grateful she was in my life. I know she is now happy with her parents and with Dale.
9 of 17 | Posted by: Norma Ford Cassens Axx - FL
“Though her smile is gone forever,
And her hand I cannot touch,
I still have so many memories,
Of the one I loved so much,
Her memory is my...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jason Chesnut - Newnan, GA
“Absent from the body - present with Lord. What an amazing and marvelous mystery. Jeanne - a most gracious and wonderful lady. I am blessed to have...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Chesnut - Lutz, FL
“We know our beautiful Aunt Jeanne went with the Angels. Always loving and kind and so gracious. She will always be in our hearts.
12 of 17 | Posted by: Ellen Ayo and Terri Keever - FL
“Nana was an amazing woman who was a big inspiration in my life from the time I was a little girl. She showed me what a mom, grandmother and wife...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Adam, Alicia, Caleb and Cameron - FL
“Precious in the eyes if the Lord is the death (going to be with Jesus) of his saints. Mrs. Chesnut is now free from the limitations of the earthly...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: James Cunningham - Tampa, FL
“Jeanne was a beautiful lady and wonderful sister-in-law. We have so many fond memories full of love and laughter. We will miss her deeply.
15 of 17 | Posted by: Tom and Marilyn Chesnut - FL
I have so many fond memories of you from growing up...classy, stately, smiling, welcoming. With a ready smile and Grandma's strength. ...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Cassens LaForest - TN
“Jeannie was one of the nicest people I have ever known. Never did I hear her speak an unkind word about anyone. The world shall miss her.
17 of 17 | Posted by: Lavinia Wade - Tampa, FL
Jeanne Cassens Chesnut, 81, passed away 7/12/12 at home in Tampa Florida
She is now with her father, mother and brother in Heaven with no suffering or pain.
She was born in Ft Pierce, Florida and is survived by her husband of 59 years; Arthur C Chesnut Sr. She is predeceased by her father Rudy, mother Marian and brother Dale. She is survived by her Brothers, Don of Conyers Georgia and Jerry of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She is also survived by her sons Artie of Tampa, Stanley of Taylorsville, Kentucky and daughter Cindy Hart of Largo. Jeanne has 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
She graduated from Ft Pierce High and continued her education at Florida State University graduating in 1952 with a BS in Business. While there, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. After raising her children, she went to University of Tampa and University of South Florida to earn her education courses. She taught at Dale Mabry Elementary for 24 years. Jeanne delivered Meals on Wheels for many years after retirement. She has been an active member of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church for 40 years.
Jeanne will be buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Gainesville Florida with a service for family members only.