August 9, 1935 ~ December 27, 2020

Born in: Muhlenberg, KY
Resided in: Hartford, KY

Jennie Shemwell, 85, of Hartford, KY, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020. Jennie was born August 9, 1935 in Muhlenberg County to the late Martin Joseph and Mamie Russell Luckett. She retired from the Ohio County Circuit Court Office. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed quilting, Crocheting, knitting, ceramics and antiquing.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Kelly Rhoades and her grandson Michael Woosley.

Jennie is survived by her children Gwen (Ron) Hillard, Teresa Woosley, and Tim Shemwell, her grandchildren Jeff (Misty) Priest, Amy (Damon) Wallace, Kimberly Sampson, Jon (Shauna) Shemwell, Derek Shemwell, and Jason Lear, along with 6 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Miller Schapmire Funeral Home. Visitation will be 10:00 am until the time of the service. Burial to follow at Twin Tunnels in Muhlenberg County.

All who wish to honor Jennie at the visitation and funeral are required to wear a mask while inside the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Shemwell. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Jennie Shemwell, at


Visitation: December 31, 2020 10:00 pm

Miller - Schapmire Funeral Home
114 West Walnut Street P.O. Box 166
Hartford, KY 42347

Service: December 31, 2020 1:00 pm

Miller - Schapmire Funeral Home
114 West Walnut Street P.O. Box 166
Hartford, KY 42347

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  1. Thinking of you Gwen, Teresa, Tim and families. Jennie was a dear, sweet lady and friend. I treasured her friendship of many years. Happy memories for your families as you celebrate the life of a wonderful woman.

  2. Tim I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful lady. I know you loved her deeply. Prayers for you and your family.

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