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Jean Clark Ring
May 11, 1944 - January 31, 2019
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Chuck, and husband Bill.
Jean graduated from Florida Presbyterian College in 1966 with a degree in biology, and from the University of South Florida with master's degrees in Adult Education (1981) and Exercise Science (1986). In her career, she worked primarily in medical technology, but also in exercise instruction and health education. An avid endurance athlete, she participated in triathlons and completed the 1989 New York City Marathon.
Her interests included traveling the world, reading, writing, hiking, singing and dancing. She was an active member of St. Michaels Episcopal Church and Pleasant Hill Community Church.
She retired in 1998 to start a new life in Monterey, living in a log cabin she helped build with Chuck. After losing Chuck to cancer in 2001, she married Bill in 2005. She lost Bill to cancer in 2017, then succumbed herself just over a year later.
Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of numerous service and volunteer organizations including PEO, The Order of the Daughters of the King, Tennessee Trails and Helping Hands of Putnam County. She will be remembered for her many acts of service to others, kindness and selflessness.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Feb. 17 at Pleasant Hill Community Church UCC, 67 Church Drive, Pleasant Hill, TN 38578.
Memorials may be sent to the church or the American Cancer Society.
in memory of Jean
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Sunday February 17, 2019
Pleasane Hill Community Church
67 Church Drive, Pleasant Hill, TN, USA
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Jean was a wonderful friend of mine for 70 years or so -- from the Ivanhoe Street neighborhood up to the present. She was so gracious, talented, energetic, and good-hearted. She was blessed to have each of you in her life.
I pray for her peace and well-being in the glorious part of life where she is now.
May God surround you all with peace and comfort.
Sandra and Jon
Just know I love you and am praying for the four of you to continue keep her alive through your stories and memories. God keep you in His arms.