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Jeanne Rogers Blessing

May 15, 2023


Mrs. Jeanne Rogers Blessing, age 70, of Shelbyville, passed away May 15, 2023, under the loving care and comfort of her family, Hospice Compassus, and the professional and caring staff of The Waters of Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be  11 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2023, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Reverend Mike Lovvorn will officiate, with burial to follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She was born December 30, 1952, in Shelbyville, to the late Dr. Benjamin Carl and May Louise Williams Rogers. A graduate of Shelbyville Central High School, class of 1970, she earned a  Master's Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She taught fifth grade at Community Elementary School in Unionville for 24 years.  She held church membership at Fair Haven Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Michael Rogers.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Charles Blessing; children, Kimberly (J.D.) May, Laura (Kenny) Leftrick, both of Shelbyville, Amy (Dustin) Sharp, of Smyrna, Emily (Edgar) Lindo, of White House, Tiffany Blessing and Tony Blessing, both of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Kaitlynn (Cody) Dunn, Leigha May (Cruz Morales), Ta'Liyah Sharp, and Darwin Reed; brothers and sister, Ben "Tinker" Rogers, of Florida, Sharon Womble, of Georgia, and Dr. Gaylon Rogers, of Alabama.

Jeanne would be honored with memorials made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or New Destiny Dog Rescue.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.