Hilda Jennings

Hilda "Babs" Jennings, 91, formerly of Browning, died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003, at Astoria Gardens & Rehab Center.

She was born July 2, 1912, in Sheldons Grove, a daughter of Henry and Florence McElroy Boyd. She married Elbert "Al" Jennings on April 19, 1948, in Peoria. He died Dec. 5, 1981.

She also was preceded in death by three brothers, Lewis, Otis and Guy Boyd.

Surviving are two sons, Richard of Usk, Wash., and Al (and Jan) of Peoria; two grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; six sisters, Edna Shilling, Nelda Lane and Bula Milham, all of Browning, Estel Vaughn of Albany, Ore., Edith O'Dell of Phoenix, Ariz., and Glenna Burchett of Panama City, Fla.; and one brother, Burl Boyd of Browning.

She was a restaurant manager.

Graveside services were held Monday at Browning Cemetery with Gary Sheets officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria was in charge of arrangements.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/17/2003

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