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“Jim, Ronnie just told me about your wife. I am sorry for your lost. Our prayers are with you. ”
1 of 31 | Posted by: James and Diane Ratliff - NC

“As first cousins, Jennifer and I grew up together. She was one of the nicest individuals that I have ever known. There was never a cross word, and...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Vicky Nash Shaw - VA

“Jennifer will be missed by many who needed legal work done. She was a grest help with the passing o Gary Croy my brother-in-law. ”
3 of 31 | Posted by: Hale Farley - Oakhurst, CA

“Danny, Joyce, Caroline and Family I am sending my heartfelt deepest sympathy for your loss. Jennifer was such a wonderful friend and she will be...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Cammie Brinkley - Princeton, WV

“Jim, the world is a darker place withlout the light that was always around Jennifer. I have know Jennifer for more years than I want to talk about...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Jim and Cheryl Harrison - Draper, VA

“Jim Calvin and I are both very sorry about the passing of Jennifer.We know that it is a tremendous loss for you, as you loved her so very much.Her...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Debbie & Calvin Morris - VA

“For the past 20 years, I have enjoyed chatting with Jennifer at local car shows. The last time we saw her was at the Pipestem show. Also, occas. at...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: Marietta and Benny Buckner - WV

“I was so saddened to just read about Jennifer. She and I went to secretary school together, and we had so much fun. She was a delight to be around....Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Jenny Christian - Hueytown, AL

“I am so shocked and saddened to learn of Jennifer's death. I first met Jennifer in the early 70s at Concord College. She was then, and remained so...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Nancy Meade - Bluefield, WV

“Knowing Jennifer at Athens High School and dealing professionaly with her throughout life was a true honor. She always wore a smile and was always...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: DENNIS BARLEY - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

“To Jennifer's dear family, I know you feel such sadness during this time and our prayers and thoughts are with you. Jennifer and I lived next to...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Gail Cheatwood and Boe Cheatwood - WV

“As a little girl I was enamoured with her beautiful smile, clothes, and jewelry. When coming in the office to see Mom I always enjoyed chatting with...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Serita Smith Duggan - Princeton, WV

“To the Family of Jennifer. Jennifer was a ray of sunshine. She was BEAUTIFUL inside and out. Always smiling and kind to everyone. We are remembering...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Donna Surface - Princeton, WV

“I was so sorry to hear of Jennifer's illness and of her pasting. I have been blessed to have known her for almost 52 years. I still remember the...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Bill Oxley - Princeton, WV

“Jim And Family , "You have Our deepest sympathy over your recent loss of Jennifer. please except our deepest condolence. Always in our hearts, ...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Mr.Jeremy And Mrs Rochelle Ball - WV

“Jennifer was such a sweet lady. She lived below my grandmother at one point. She was always so good to my grandma and our family. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: Gina Montrosse-McReynolds - TN

“You were always very nice to me whenever I came in the office or when I called and you answered the phone. God has a special place for someone as...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Greg Hines - Princeton, WV

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with all of you. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Tess Johnson & Lisa Cline - WV

“I have known a more lovely person than Jennifer. Every time we would talk she would share a little bit of sunshine. In both my professional and...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Judge Lisa Clark - Bluefield, WV

“Having been a business associate for many years, and a friend for all of those, Jennifer will be missed in ways that are just too deep for words. ...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Jerry Manning - Bluefield, WV

“Jim: When I first met Jennifer I could instantly tell what a wonderful person she was. It was my honor to have known her. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: Susan Honaker - Bluefield, WV

“Jennifer was a great friend to me for over 25 years. She always had a smile on her face and a positive outlook about everything. When she walked...Read More »
22 of 31 | Posted by: Leisha Craghead Constantino - WV

“We will forever remember your smile and spunkiness. You were always so happy and unbeat. We were truely blessed to have known you. ”
23 of 31 | Posted by: Brian, Chirssy, Kaden and Trevin Short - WV

“We met Jennifer back in the 70's. She was such a fun person to be with. She will truly be a beautiful angel in heaven. We shared fun times and have...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Jim and Margaret Gilpin Bryant - WV

“I consider myself blessed to have known Jennifer. She was truly a beautiful and loving person inside and out. I was young when I first met her and...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Terri Whitlock - Floyd, VA

“Jennifer....thank you so much for all you have done for Eric and I......you were such a beautiful person inside and out......Please tell my mom how...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Christopher - North Canton, OH

“Jim, we are praying for you and your family. We are so blessed to have had Jennifer in our lives. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Jerry & Barbara Worrell - Dothan, AL

“I shall cherish Jennifer in my memories and in my heart. No truer friend was ever found and I will surely miss you. Jim, you and your family are in...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Barbara Worrell - Dothan, AL

“My life was so blessed with Jennifer's true and loving friendship. My thoughts and prayers are with Jim. I will forever have a special place in my...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Grace Glass - Bushnell, FL

“Jim I am so sorry to hear about Jennifer. We shared many laughs during college and i will always cherish our friendship. Please know I will...Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: Suzanne Phillips - Roanoke , VA

“I am so sorry to hear about ”
31 of 31 | Posted by: Suzanne Phillips - Roanoke , VA


Jennifer D. White Dent, 60, of Cottonwood Court, (JoHo Estates) Princeton died early Saturday morning, January 7, 2012 at her home following a short illness. Born September 30, 1951 in Princeton, she was the daughter of the late Louis E. White and Anna Lee Nash White. She was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Aubrey Nash and Rena Neely Nash and her paternal grandparents, Giles White and Leafy J. Holdren White. Jennifer was a graduate of Athens High School, Class of 1968 and the Executive Secretary School, Class of 1969. Jennifer had served as a Professional Secretary all of her working career, beginning in 1968 with Concord College in Athens until 1974. She then was employed by Rockwell International from 1974 until 1977. Jennifer then began a long career with Smith, Lilly & Ball PLLC until her death, spanning more than 35 years. She was a former member of the Professional Secretaries International and a former volunteer with Princeton Community Hospital. Jennifer was a member of Sassy Sisters Red Hat Society. Jennifer never met a stranger and had many friends throughout the area. She loved shopping and going on trips with her family and friends. Jennifer was a beautiful person, both inside and out and will long be remembered for her radiant smile and her proper dress. Jennifer will be sadly missed by her loving and devoted husband, James E. Dent, her brother Danny White & wife Joyce of Athens, And sister, Carolyn Granger & husband Rick of Peachtree City, GA; Step Children, Christy Smith & husband Kevin of Bluefield, Kenneth A. Dent & wife Kim of Gray TN, Michael Dent & wife Heather of Bluefield; Ten Grandchildren and four great grandchildren who loved and adored her. Two faithful and loving pets, Ozzie & Bandit. Brother in law, Wayne & Vickie Dent; Sister in law Beverly Sue Sexton. On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM, we will celebrate a life well lived. Her services will be held in the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Jim Stanley officiating. Entombment will follow in the Chapel of the Wildwood Mausoleum, Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.. A time of gathering and sharing will be held on Monday from 5 until 8 PM at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers will be Kenny Young, Freddie Goodall, Steve Brady, Kemper Powell, Geoff Hunter and Roy Harman. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to the Mercer County Human Society, P.O. Box 6069, Bluefield WV 24701.