Cheryl Kay Lovely Jensen
Posted By: Laura Evans Schnabel (email)
Date: 11/17/2011 at 19:17:43
Cheryl Kay Jensen, 60, Cary, N.C., was born to Leland and Dorothy Lovely of Ankeny at Iowa City. She died Jan. 16, 2001, at her home.
She grew up and attended school in Orient and was married to Keith F. Jensen of Bridgewater in 1960. They lived in Delaware, Ohio, from 1963 to 1992, then in West Chester, Pa., where she attended Eastern College in St. Davids, Pa., and received a ms degree in psychology then worked as a family and domestic abuse violence counselor. In 1998 they moved to Cary, N.C. She was employed as a social counselor in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.
In Delaware she started and directed the Youth Choir at Zion United Church of Christ, was a 4-H volunteer, worked as part of an ecumenical church group to help Cambodian and Laotian refugees resettle in the area. She was an active member of the Dela-ware Grace Brethren Church and explored interests in cooking, guitar, painting, pottery and gardening and had traveled in the United States and Europe. Also she opened and managed the Little Professor Book Store in Delaware for three years, worked at World Wide Games, State Farm Insurance, Jo Ann Fabrics and The Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
She is survived by her parents; husband; sons Phillip (wife Leslie) Jensen, Lakewood, Minn., and Timothy (wife Amy) Jensen, Cary, N.C.; daughter Deborah Green, Delaware, Ohio; four grandchildren; sister Donna Standley and her husband Ed Dombrofski of Cary, N.C.; and brother Daniel (wife Nora) Lovely, Norwalk.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Fontanelle with burial in the Fontanelle Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Interact, 612 Wade Ave., Raleigh, N.C. 27605, a shelter for abused women.
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