Jennie P. Deardeuff, a long-time resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Tuesday the 31st of January at the age of 96. She moved to Edmond in 1998, after the death of her husband.
Born in 1921 in Boise City, Jennie was raised by the Bert McGowan family when her mother passed shortly after childbirth. She attended business college in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1943 she moved to Washington, D.C. to work for American Express. She returned to Oklahoma in 1945 and married Kenneth Neal Deardeuff. They spent many years together traveling and enjoying life.
She was preceded in death by her siblings Guy Burnett, Babe Burnett, Faye Donley, Margaret Mitchell, and Pete Burnett.
She is survived by her daughter, Pamela N. Hibbs, her grandchildren, Travis and Kendal Hibbs, and Kendal’s two children, Aurora and Hunter.