Jennie Hinnant • January 26, 2021



Jennie Hinnant, 77, beloved wife of Paul M. “Mike” Hinnant of Pace, Florida, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at her home surrounded by loved ones.

Born June 12th, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Matt and Pauline Luna, the youngest of 11 children. After losing her parents at a young age, she was raised by her sister and brother-in-law, Katy and Salvador Vallez alongside her cousins Paul, Sal, and Christy.

Jennie graduated from Saint Procopius High School and worked as a secretary for Travelers Insurance in Chicago, where she met and married Mike. Later, while raising her children, she obtained her LPN and RN licenses from Triton College and worked as a nurse at La Grange Memorial and West Suburban Hospitals for over 30 years. In her spare time she was an avid reader and gardener. She also enjoyed sewing, making beautiful clothes and bedding for her family. A life-long fan of the Chicago White Sox and Bears, especially enjoying the Bears ’85 Super Bowl win.

She is survived by Mike, her husband of 53 years, her daughter Michelle and her partner David of Pensacola, FL; son Michael and his wife Carolyn of Kirkland WA; and three grandchildren, Alex, Rachel, and Amelia of Kirkland, WA.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 13th at the Pensacola Memorial Gardens at 11:00 a.m. Family will receive friends beginning at 10:00. For those unable to attend in person, a virtual webcast of the service will be available for remote attendance.

  1. Debbie (Hinnant) Timbie says:

    In great sadness over the loss of my sister-in-law, Jennie. She was loved and adored by my brother, Mike, and will be sorely missed by our family.

  2. Heidi Hinnant Schiller says:

    I have great memories of visiting Mike and Jennie in Chicago and many, many visits to their home in Pace once they retired to Florida. Jennie was always kind, gracious and welcoming. She and my husband, Bob, shared a love for Da Bears. She will be greatly missed.

  3. Lee Reamer says:

    So sorry for the loss of your wife and mother. We worked together at North Florida Surgery Center. She was my partner in crime. She will always have a special place in my heart. Prayers to you all. RIP Jennie my friend.

  4. Joe Jesensky says:

    My deepest sympathies on your loss

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