For Immediate Assistance


Jean R. Chestnut 

Jean R. Chestnut, 94, of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Boonespring in Union. Jean graduated as Valedictorian from Dixie Heights High School in 1945. She was a legal Secretary with Wood, Herron, and Evans law firm, where she retired after thirty years. Prior to working at the law firm, she was a secretary for sixteen years at Lincoln National Life Insurance Company. Jean was a member of Covington Church of Christ for 58 years and the Covington YMCA where she was also an instructor and member of “Marty’s Bunch”. Jean was also very proud of her hole-in-one at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw, KY.  

Survivors include her nieces, Linda Schaffer, Marlene Reichert; nephews, Jim (Sharon) Schaffer, Gary (Barb) Chestnut, and many great-nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her siblings, Irvin Chestnut, Pearl Denham Kidd, Mabel Denham Askin, Pauline Chestnut, Dorothy Chestnut Schaffer, and special friend, Martha Bunch.

Visitation is on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, from 11:00 AM until the hour of Service at 12:00 PM all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016.

Interment in Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Covington Church of Christ, 2630 James Avenue, Covington, KY 41014, and YMCA Camp Ernst, 7615 Camp Ernst Rd., Burlington, KY 41005.


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