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Jennie Lea Grimsley

Jennie Lea Grimsley, American nurse. Registered Nurse Decatur Macon County Hospital, Decatur, Illinois, 1960. Co-chairman Bond County Cancer Doctor, Greenville, 1964; member Citizens Advisory Committee, Vandalia School Board, 1972; vice president Citizens Committee for Annexation to Lakeland Junior College, Vandalia, 1973; lay religion teacher Mother of Dolors Church, 1973—1980; Member of Association Operating Room Nurses, Beta Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Grimsley, Jennie Lea was born on July 22, 1940 in Shobonier, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Walter Farthing and Rachel Ellen (Cohoon) Weaver.

  • Career

    • Staff nurse Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, Illinois, 1960—1963, staff operating room nurse, 1965—1983, head nurse supervisor, since 1983. Staff nurse Utlaut Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Illinois, 1963—1965.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Decatur Macon County Hospital, Decatur, Illinois, 1960.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Co-chairman Bond County Cancer Doctor, Greenville, 1964. Member Citizens Advisory Committee, Vandalia School Board, 1972. Vice president Citizens Committee for Annexation to Lakeland Junior College, Vandalia, 1973.

    Lay religion teacher Mother of Dolors Church, 1973—1980. Member of Association Operating Room Nurses, Beta Sigma Phi.

    Connections

    • Married W. Duane Grimsley, August 10, 1963 (deceased May 1967). 1 child Michael Duane.
    • father: Walter Farthing Weaver
    • mother: Rachel Ellen (Cohoon) Weaver
    • spouse: W. Duane Grimsley
    • child: Michael Duane Grimsley
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