Mrs. Jeanetta Sensabaugh


Mrs. Jeanetta Sensabaugh, 90, departed this life and went peacefully home on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Ballad Health Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born on February 3, 1932, in Kingsport, TN, to Luther and Marie Thompson. She was affectionately known as “Grandmother” to her family and friends.


Jeanetta graduated from Douglass High School. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and was a faithful servant until her health prevented her from continuing.


Jeanetta was a family woman and helped family members or friends who were in need. She was always willing to go the extra mile for family and friends. She loved children and was happiest when children were in her home.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hoover Sensabaugh; sisters, Virginia Noaks, Elizabeth Thompson, Lucille Watterson, and Sarah Kincaid; brother, Luther “June” Thompson; and grandchildren, Jamaar Sensabaugh and Stella Bond.


Left behind to cherish her memory are her children, Carolyn Bond, Kathy (Wilford) Gaines, Jacqueline Sensabaugh, Kim (Becky) Sensabaugh, and Travis (Kerri) Sensabaugh; grandchildren, Jermaine Bond (Melinda), Jason (Beth) Bond, Teddy (Alys) Gaines, Whitney (Chris) Sensabaugh Williams, Dustin Gaines, and Coty (Dominique) Sensabaugh; fifteen great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Lillie Ruth Mabry, Helen Bland, Martha Redford, and Margaret Johnson; and a host of nieces and nephews.


Jeanetta was loved by all who knew her, and she will be greatly missed by family and friends alike.


Services for Mrs. Jeanetta Sensabaugh will be conducted Monday, June 20, 2022, at 1 pm from Central Baptist Church, 301 Carver St. Kingsport, TN. Rev. Billy Pearson, officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 pm until the hour of service. The burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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