Jessica Renee Jennings, 37, of Hays passed away Monday, June 3, 2019, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. She was born Sept. 11, 1981, in Wilkes County to Jerry Dwayne and Ruth Ann Rudd Jennings.

Jessica loved music and dancing, hiking and butterflies. She was talented in various crafts and very good with children.

Jessica was preceded in death by her father and her grandparents, Don and Velma Jennings and Marvin and Margie Scott.

She is survived by her daughter, Renee Lewis of Hays; her mother and stepfather, Ruth Ann and William Hodgdon of Statesville; a brother, Andrew Dwayne Jennings of Statesville; a nephew, Dalton Jennings of Statesville; and her companion, David Query of Hays.

The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 2 until 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o Ruth Ann Hodgdon, 165 Harriet Lane, Statesville, N.C. 28625.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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