Janie H. Renner, 100, of 784 Garner Run Road, Waynesburg, Pa., formerly of Mount Morris, Pa., died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, at Wilson's Personal Care Home, Rogersville, Pa.
She was born Dec. 26, 1900, in Whiteley Township, Greene County, Pa., daughter of the late Laura South Headlee and Francis Marion Headlee.
She was a teacher. She was a member of the Mount Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God. She taught Sunday School. Her education began in a one-room schoolhouse near Brock. She began her teaching career in 1919 at the Pin-Oak and later the Vandruff Schools in Greene County. She received her teacher's certification for Pennsylvania at Waynesburg and Slippery Rock teachers colleges. She taught for 32 years in the Mount Morris area, including Whiteley, Perry and Dunkard townships. She was a pastor at the Brave Assembly of God for 16 years during the 1930s and 1940s. She belonged to the Greene County, Pennsylvania and National teachers associations. She belonged to the Mount Morris Senior Citizens.
She is survived by a niece, Mary Ruth Kenner, of Florrisant, Miss., whom she raised; and a sister, Mae V. Eddy, of Waynesburg, Pa.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl C. Renner, on Dec. 21, 1953, whom she married on Dec. 25, 1926; twin daughters, Mary Lou and Betty Lee Renner, who died in infancy; two sisters, Faye Hoy and Grace Headlee; and two brothers, Cecil Headlee and Homer Headlee.
Friends may call at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 N. Maiden St., Waynesburg, Pa., from 5-9 p.m. Monday and from 1:30 p.m. until the 2:30 p.m. service Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Mount Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God. Burial will be in Fairview-Kiger Cemetery, Whiteley Township, Pa.
Dominion Post, February 26, 2001 (Morgantown, WV)
Janie H. Renner
Janie H. Renner, 100, of 784 Garner Run Road, Waynesburg, formerly of Mt. Morris, died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2001, in Wilson's Personal Care Home, Rogersville.
She was born December 26, 1900, in Whitely Township, Greene County, a daughter of Francis Marion and Laura South Headlee.
Mrs. Renner was a member of Mt. Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God, where she taught Sunday school, while her health permitted.
She began her education in a one-room schoolhouse near Brock. She attended Waynesburg College and Slippery Rock University to get her state teaching certification.
Mrs. Renner began her teaching career in 1919 in Pin-Oak and later taught in Vandruff schools in Greene County. She taught for 32 years in and around Mt. Morris, teaching in Whiteley, Perry and Dunkard Townships.
She served as pastor of Brave Assembly of God for 16 years during the 1930s and 1940s.
Mrs. Renner belonged to Greene County and National Teachers associations and was a member of Mt. Morris Senior Citizens.
On December 26,1926, she married Earl C. Renner, who died December 21,1953.
Surviving are a niece, Mary Ruth Keener of Florrisant, Mo., whom Mrs. Renner had raised since Mary was 10 years old; a sister, Mae V. Eddy of Waynesburg; and several other nieces and nephews.
Deceased are twin daughters, Mary Lou and Betty Lee Renner, who died in infancy; two sisters, Faye Hoy and Grace Headlee; and two brothers, Cecil Headlee and Homer Headlee.
RENNER Friends of Janie H. Renner of 784 Garner Run Road, Waynesburg, formerly of Mt. Morris, who died Saturday, February 24, 2001, will be received from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday in Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc., 197 North Maiden Street, Waynesburg. Additional viewing will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., the hour of services, Tuesday, February 27, In Mt. Morris Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God, with the Rev. Fred Tomlinson officiating. Interment in Fairview-Kiger Cemetery, Whitely Township. Greene County.
IN THE OBITUARY of Janie H. Renner, published Monday, it should have stated that she was married December 25, 1926, and that she was a member of Pennsylvania Teachers Association.
Newspaper obituary, date and source unknown (Greene County, PA)
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