Jean Annette Damis Turrentine, 84, of Wintersville, passed peacefully surrounded by love on July 12, 2022. She was born May 24,1938 in Martinez California. She is the daughter of the late Thomas James Blackburn and Edna Maude Hubbard-Blackburn Guz. She married her first love John N. Damis in 1957, then later in life married Robert D (Bud) Turrentine, both of which preceded her in death but she kept close in her heart. She is also preceded in death by her sisters Delores Miller, and Patricia Iams, and her brother Thomas J Blackburn III.
Jean graduated from Follansbee High School. She worked as a Bell telephone operator and later became a business owner of Famous Damis Donuts, and worked at IKEA Pittsburgh, and as a pharmacy tech at Phar-Mor.
She is survived by her children, April D Winfield (David), John N Damis (Lori), and Christopher A Damis (Kendrah); brother Lawrence Blackburn and sister Janet Mori (Rick); grandchildren, David Winfield (Claire), Scott Winfield (Jessica), Justin Damis, Holly Winfield (Max), Clarissa Damis, Evan Winfield, Brenton Spencer, Taylor Brunoni, Averee Damis, Kinley Damis, Danielle Hamer ( Joe), Lori Lynn Jackson (Idris), Ryan Hamann; Great grandchildren are Josephine Winfield, Isabelle Winfield, Sebastian Winfield, Millie Damis, Devin Hamer, Ryleigh Hamer, Owen Hamer, Oliver Hamer (deceased), Danny Hamann, Machai Slaughter, Alina Jackson, Landon Jackson, Callan Jackson, Nadia Jackson and Brother in-law Nick Damis (Judi).
She was a member and elder in her church First Westminster of Steubenville. She also held membership in Presbyterian Women, and the After School mentoring program for Steubenville children. She participated in numerous events for charity and was a friend to all. She enjoyed walking and was an avid reader. She loved a hot cup of tea and every ice cream ever. She delighted her grandchildren with Christmas tree decorating and ice cream parties. And made her life goal to travel the world she loved.
Friends and family may visit Friday July 15, 2022 from 3pm - 7pm at Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. There will be funeral services at 10am Saturday July 16, 2022 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fort Steuben Burial Estates.
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