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Shirley Jean Jensen, 78, of Crossville, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
She was born May 24, 1938, in Anna, KY, daughter of the late Roy Porter Jones and Ruth Marjorie (Grimes) Jones.
Shirley was a builder, gardener, artist, homemaker and a member of the Crossville Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She is survived by her son, Chris Jensen, Peoria, AZ; daughter, Julie Jensen, Crossville; grandchildren, Mark David Jensen, Portland Jensen, Parker Jensen, Lauren (Madeira) Cooley, Jamie (Madeira) Becker, Aubrey Jensen and Carly Jensen; great-grandson, Gabriel Jensen; step-sister, Norma Jean Sorrell; and step-brothers, Larry Sorrell and Stanley Sorrell.
In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Leroy Jensen; son, Mark Norman Jensen; and sister, Juanita (Jones) (Payne) Hamil.
Funeral services were held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Friday, May 5, 2017, at 1 p.m. with Bro. David Sitler officiating. Shirley will be laid to rest next to her husband at Meister Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church in Deer Lodge.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on May 8, 2017
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