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Rosanna W. Jennings Nov. 19, 1924 - Jan. 4, 2019

Rosanna W. Jennings, 94, of North Manchester, formerly of Roanoke, passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the Peabody Retirement Community.

Rosanna had worked in the Cost Department of General Electric at the Broadway Plant for 22 years from 1953 to 1975. She later worked as a secretary at the UB Headquarters for one year, then for two years in the President’s Office at Huntington College. She was a 1942 graduate of Roanoke High school, a member of the New Hope United Brethren Church and former member of the Seminary United Methodist Church and the Northridge Baptist Church in Fort Wayne. Rosanna enjoyed playing the marimba and piano. She taught piano and organ for many years after her retirement.

Rosanna was born on Nov. 19, 1924, in Roanoke, a daughter of Ralph and Elta (Smith) Witherow.

She was united in marriage to C. Emerson Jennings on July 29, 1945, in Roanoke. He preceded her in death on April 13, 2014.

Survivors include two daughters, Charlene (John) Eddingfield of Huntington and Karen (Mark) Stine of Spencerville; five grandchildren, Jon (Tammy) Eddingfield of Huntington, Charmaine (Mac) Gray of Warren, Tara (Marc) Sells of Huntington, Jeremy Rollins of Noblesville and Jessica (Mike) Waitek of Fishers; 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; a twin sister, Rosella Corll of North Manchester; and sister-in-law Phyllis Witherow of Huntington.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Verlin Witherow, and a sister, Helen Grier.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel. There will be one of visitation prior to the service.

Interment will take place at a later date at the Glenwood Cemetery in Roanoke.

Memorial donations can be made out to Visiting Nurse and Hospice or to the New Hope United Brethren Church. Both can be sent in care to Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, Indiana, 46750.

To sign Mrs. Jennings’ online guest book, visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com, select the Huntington location and scroll down to obituaries.