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Jennie A. (Kingsbury) Partlow

November 6, 1924 ~ April 17, 2018 (age 93)

Claremont, NH: Jennie A. Partlow, 93, died on April 17, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on November 6, 1924 in Rosonville, VT to the late Armetas and Gladys (Johnson) Kingsbury. 

Jennie has lived in Newport most of her life working at Encore Shoe, International Shoe Company, Brampton Woolen, and Saddle River Furniture.  She was married to Roland Partlow, Sr. for many years before his death in 1976. 

Jennie was the rock of her large family.  Her greatest joy was spending time with her grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.  She was a loveable lady who enjoyed giving hugs to people.  She liked to play bingo and go dancing.  Family cookouts and other gatherings were her favorite.  She collected porcelain dolls and other knick knacks.   She was an animal lover, especially her bird, Petey.  She will be greatly missed by her friends and family.  She would always say, "I love all my kids".

She is predeceased by her parents; her husband, Roland; longtime companion, Freddie Johnson; son, Davis Partlow; daughter, Donna Carter; brothers, Armetas and Paul Partlow, Lawrence, Harold, Edmund and Melvin Kingsbury; sister, Blanche Pierce;  and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Partlow.

Surviving family includes sons, Roland Parlow, Jr. of Newport, Jack Partlow of Sunapee and his girlfriend, Lisa, and Michael Bowman of North Carolina and his wife Sandra; daughters, Barbara Blake of Claremont, and Lola Rogers of Claremont and her husband, Jeff; brother, Lyle Kingsbury; brother-in-law, Edson Pierce; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jennie's name may be made to the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.

Friends may call on the family on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 1 to 2 PM with a funeral service at 2 PM at Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main St. in Newport.  Burial will immediately follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. 

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