Jean A. Thomas
Jean Ann Brown was born on November 13, 1944 in Cedar Falls, IA, the daughter of Nathan Levi Brown and Grace Louise (Myers) Brown. She graduated from Jesup High School with the class of 1963. On December 12, 1964, she was united in marriage to Gene Norman Thomas at the First United Methodist Church in Jesup, IA. They enjoyed 52 years of marriage before he preceded her in death in 2017.
Jean had an assortment of jobs throughout her life which included being the manager of the North Street Mobile Home Park in Jesup for 30+ years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Jean enjoyed cooking – especially with her granddaughters. Her favorite job title was that of Grandma!
Jean is survived by her daughter, Emma (William, III) Venneman of Brandon, IA; two granddaughters, Ashley (fiancé Kyle Neidick) Venneman of North Liberty, IA, Nicole Venneman of Brandon, IA; and one brother, Rick (Tamie) Brown of Jesup, IA.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gene Thomas; two sisters, Geraldine Durnin and Louise Insko; and one brother, Richard Brown.
Private services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family.
White Funeral Home of Jesup, IA is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.