Obituary: Genevieve (Jenny) Flinn

October 30, 1919 – May 20, 2022

Genevieve (Jenny) Flinn, 102, of Bedford, passed away at 1:55 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022, at Garden Villa Nursing and Rehab in Bedford. 

Born in Jackson County to George and Janie (Butler) Hughes, she married Charlie Flinn on November 26, 1938, and he preceded her in death on November 9, 1992.

Jenny was a member of the Pinhook Church of Christ and in later years attended the Midtown Church of Christ in Bedford.  She was a graduate of Shawswick High School and retired from J.C. Penny’s in 1987 after 25 years of employment.  

Surviving Jenny is two brothers, Robert Ray (Jane) Hughes and Ollie Thomas Hughes; two nieces who were like daughters to her, Penny Bundy and Debra (Rick) Deckard; and she is survived and loved by many nieces and nephews.

Jenny was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Lavada (McCorey) Hughes; husband, Charlie; three brothers, George (Etta Mae) Hughes, Stanley (Dorothy) Hughes, Sam (Carla) Hughes; four sisters, Wanda (James) Sullivan, Sue Chaney, Charlotte (Wayne) Miller, and Nancy (In infancy).

Funeral services for Genevieve (Jenny) Flinn will be on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Bro. Mike Davis officiating.  Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery.  Visitation will be from noon until service time at Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

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