Alderson – Virginia “Jenny” Lee Keadle, 73, of Alderson, peacefully passed away on Sunday, Apr. 16, 2023, at her home.
She was born on June 16, 1949, in Alderson, the daughter of the late Roy H, Bennett, and Virginia M. (Hanger) Bennett.
After graduating from Alderson High School in 1968, Jenny attended Little French Beauty Academy where she received her A.A.S in Cosmetology. She attended Bluefield State College and received her BA in education. Later receiving her Master of Arts in Education at Virginia Tech. She went on to teach and work in the Cosmetology field in all capacities for 40 years until her retirement, she was a member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church. Jenny also served on the Virginia State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists and was a proud volunteer of the Kentucky/West Virginia Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, reading, and teaching, but most of all spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her son, Richard Arbaugh of Naples, FL; her two daughters, Beth Massey and husband Joe of Alderson, and Jennifer Mason and husband Dana of Lewisburg; Scott Keadle and wife Kathy of Louisville, KY; her granddaughter, Bella Arbaugh of Naples, FL; her grandsons, Jacob Massey of Alderson, Alex Massey of Fort Bragg NC, Jack Keadle and wife Lizzie of Smiths Grove, KY, and Emerson and Dana Scott Mason II of Lewisburg; granddaughters, Kati Massey and companion Russ of Roanoke, VA, Liza Keadle of Louisville, KY; her great-grandson, Afton Keadle of Kentucky; and her sister-in-law, Jacqueline Bennett of Lewisburg; and many loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Barry Lew Keadle; her brothers, Herschel Walker Bennett and R.B. Bennett; and her sister, Nancy Maye Bennett.
For those wishing to show an expression of sympathy, contributions may be made to the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 104 N Monroe Street, Alderson, WV 24910.
In keeping with her wishes, Jenny will be cremated, and a Celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Lobban Funeral Home is honored in being entrusted with the arrangements Condolences and memories may be shared with the Keadle family online at www.lobbanfh.com
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