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Jennie Webb

Obituary for Jennie Webb

October 3, 1924 - May 9, 2018
Rochester, Michigan | Age 93


Jennie Webb, 93, of Rochester, Michigan, formerly of Shannon City and Creston areas, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Rochester, Mich. Celebration of Life Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, at Graceland Cemetery south of Creston. Pastor Jodi Rushing will officiate. Open visitation will be from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made at

Jennie Marie (Scroggie) Webb was born on October 3, 1924, in Taylor County, Ia., on the family farm, to George W. Scroggie and Maggie May (Schafer) Scroggie. She graduated from high school in Blockton in 1942 and then furthered her education at Creston Community College and graduated from Drake University with her Bachelor's Degree in Education. Jennie first taught in a one-room school house in Taylor County.

Jennie was united in marriage to Isaac Duane Webb on December 31, 1945 in Taylor County. Jenny taught in Shannon City, Arispe, Afton and Creston, over many years. They lived in Shannon City and Creston when Jennie retired in 1985. Duane died in 1988 and in 1990 Jennie moved to the Phoenix area. She later relocated to Rochester, Mich. to be closer to her son Marvin.

Jennie was a member of the Shannon City Methodist Church and the Creston United Methodist Church.

Jennie is survived by her three children, Allen Webb, Marvin Webb and Sharon Henderson; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren, two brothers, Robert (wife Lynn) Scroggie and Jesse Scroggie; brother-in-law Gale Webb; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Scroggie; along with many nieces and nephews.

Jennie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Duane in 1988 and siblings, Inez, Opal, Georgia, John and Charles.

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