Jenita (Hooton) Neff

September 25, 2018

Jenita (Hooton) Neff, 79, of rural Frankfort, died September 25, 2018 at her home.  She was born November 16, 1938 in Cayuga, Ind. to the late Charles & Jaunita (Shelto) Hooton.  She married Jesse Neff at the Antioch Church on January 1, 1962 and he survives.  Jenita was a 1956 graduate of Cayuga High School.  She was a bus driver for over 30 years for Clinton Prairie School Corporation.  Jenita attended the Scotland Church.


Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 6-8 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort.  A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2018 at the funeral home.  Ed Smith will officiate.  Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society.

Survived by:

Surviving family includes her Husband:  Jesse J. Neff of rural Frankfort, IN;  Daughter:  Penny Dougherty of Emerson, GA;  2 Sons:  Brad (Bette) Neff of Jamestown, IN and John Neff of Guerneville, CA;  Colombian Son: Oscar Nieto,  Sister:  Beverly Witsman of Danville, IL;  7 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Onita Howe and Mary Webb and 2 brothers, Bill Hooton and George Hooton.


Leave your Condolences

18 Condolences for “Jenita (Hooton) Neff”

  1. David Reagan September 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    So many great memories growing up,

  2. Carolyn & Roger Boyce September 26, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    Jesse, so sad to read of Jenita’s passing. Sending ((hugs)) to you from Florida. Praying for comfort for you and your family throughout this difficult time.

  3. John and Kathy Niese September 26, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    The family of the late Madie Durham send our condolences. You all are in our prayers.

  4. Lori Snyder September 27, 2018 at 6:20 am

    So sorry for your loss but so happy for her gain, oh to be in the arms of JESUS! Prayers to you Jesse and to the family as well.

  5. Trace McGarey September 27, 2018 at 6:51 am

    My parents were both CP bus drivers as well and I rode Jenita’s bus #5 many times in the late 70’s. I am sorry to learn of her passing. Blessings on the Neff family today as they begin the difficult task of saying goodbye.

    Trace McGarey
    CPHS, Class of 1980

  6. Pam Bartley September 27, 2018 at 9:48 am

    I am very sorry to hear this news! Prayers for the family!

  7. Marilyn Bowen September 27, 2018 at 11:01 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Many memories from the Reagan farming area!

  8. Dawn Barker September 27, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  9. Dick and Jack Reagan September 27, 2018 at 3:45 pm

    Our sympathy to you for your loss. Reagans of the west

  10. Deborah Joan Reagan September 27, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    Sincere condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Terry and Deb

  11. Robert Gillespie September 28, 2018 at 7:28 am

    Wishing & Hoping all Jenita’s family may find peace & comfort knowing she has found eternal rest in Heaven. God is with all of you.
    Thoughts & Prayers

    Chris, Craig, Dave, Doug, & Bob
    Purdue University Mason Shop

  12. Brad Decker September 28, 2018 at 11:14 am

    Jenita will surely be missed by everyone. I have great memories riding the bus to CP with her way back when. The Deckers have known all of you Neffs for so long you are like family- we are sending lots of love to you.

  13. Sandy Seager September 28, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    Your mom was always more than nice to me and everyone around her and, as I know you already know, will be greatly missed be all. My heartfelt prayers are sent to your whole family.

  14. Gordon Smith September 28, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    Jenita will be so missed, but remembered for all her kindness and happiness. I spent so much time at your house growing up. She was a second mom, who was always smiling and happy to see us come in the door.

  15. Norman Reagan & family September 28, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Jesse so sorry to hear of the passing of Jenita. May God bless and comfort you and your family at this difficult time. Praying for peace for you and your family.

  16. Peter Hodgen September 29, 2018 at 8:44 pm

    Jesse and family,so sorry for your loss ! Many fond memories of Jenita out on the farm with all the family !

  17. Brett Decker October 2, 2018 at 8:53 am

    So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a great lady.

  18. Susan Kuhn October 5, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    To Jessie and Family
    I am so sorry for your loss. Jenita was such a wonderful person, energetic and such a warm and enjoyable person. God Bless.

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