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Obituary for Pearl Jenrette

Pearl Jenrette, age 88 of Long Branch, died April 4, 2019 at home. Pearl was born in South Hill, Virginia and relocated to the shore area at an early age. She was incredibly caring and kind and her loving and generous spirit made an impression on everyone she came in contact with. She was employed by JJ Newberry’s in Long Branch for 15 years. Pearl was a very active member of Trinity AME Church in Long Branch and the Golden Link #24 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was predeceased by her parents Nathan, Sr. and Elizabeth Sally; her step-mother Hattie Sally, her husband William Jenrette; 2 sisters, Mary and Gladys Tisdale, and 3 brothers, Nathan, Jr., Charles and Henry Sally. Surviving is her only daughter, Rachel Stevens of Plainfield; 5 sisters; 3 brothers; 4 grandchildren, Randashay Jenrette-Alexander (Earl), Ira Stevens III, Iris Stevens, and Ireyah Stevens; 8 great grandchildren; Alvin, Quori, Shaniece, Justin, Joshua (RandaShay & Earl), Mheki, Ira IV, Zuliana (Ira III); 1 great great grandson, Genesis (Alvin); and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 11 am until the time of the funeral service at 12 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home in Long Branch, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Entombment will follow at Monmouth Memorial Park Mausoleum in Tinton Falls. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.


When Friday, April 12th, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Service Information

Friday, April 12th, 2019 12:00pm
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Interment Information

Monmouth Memorial Park Mausoleum
4171 SR-33
Tinton Falls, NJ 07753
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