[Jobs] Fwd: Jeanette P. McAllister Obituary

Dick Davis ddavis at blindinc.org
Sun Nov 12 04:30:36 UTC 2017


I am sorry to have to tell you that our friend Jeanette McAllister passed
away at a young age.  She was a very fine human being and have generously
offered her time to others.  She was one of the two Resume Doctors on the
Employment Committee, and did a lot of work with individual blind people.
One of her greatest successes was helping a young woman named Kelsey find a
job, and she took great pride in Kelsey's later accomplishments.  We will
miss her a lot.

Dick Davis, Chair
NFB Employment Committee
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From: "Dick Davis" <ddavis at blindinc.org>
Date: Nov 11, 2017 10:21 PM
Subject: Fwd: Jeanette P. McAllister Obituary
To: "Private List for Employment Committee" <Employment-Committee at nfbnet.org
>
Cc:

Dear Committee Members,
>
> I was shocked to read this.  Jeanette is gone.  I had no indication of any
> illness, so it looks sudden to me.  We never met face to face, but we were
> friends for years.  She worked hard and would do anything to help other
> blind people.  Her obituary is attached.
>
> We just lost Jerry Whittle, and Arlene Hill is in her last days on earth.
> Both had worked at the Louisiana Center.  Jerry's obituary came out
> earlier  on nfbnet.  Please include all three of them in your thoughts and
> prayers.
>
> Take care, all of you.  Stay healthy.
>
> Dick Davis
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> From: "Tracy Soforenko" <tracy.soforenko at gmail.com>
> Date: Nov 9, 2017 6:57 PM
> Subject: Fwd: Jeanette P. McAllister Obituary
> To:
> Cc: "Dick Davis" <ddavis at blindinc.org>
>
> I am sad to share the passing of  Jeanette McAllister. She was an active
>> member of the At Large Chapter, and very engaged with the NFB Employment
>> Committee, and a member of the State Rehabilitation Council. She was the
>> primary Resume Doctor for the 2017 NFB Employment Seminar, reviewing over
>> 50 resumes for our members in advance of the Job Fair. She worked with
>> students and adults in one on one and classroom settings. She was warm,
>> funny and generous with her time and advice. She will be sorely missed.
>> Her obituary along with funeral details can be found below.
>>
>>
>> Tracy Soforenko
>> Tracy.soforenko at gmail.com
>> 202-285-4595 <(202)%20285-4595>
>>
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>> *From:* Chris Walker <chrisvinson1 at gmail.com>
>> *Date:* November 9, 2017 at 6:53:41 PM EST
>> *To:* NFBV - Tracy Soforenko <tracy.soforenko at gmail.com>
>> *Subject:* *Jeanette P. McAllister Obituary*
>>
>> http://www.wrightfuneralhome.org/obituary/jeanette-p-mcallis
>> ter?lud=A218C2F6561B6B484E4E7CDBC4637E90
>>
>>
>>
>> Jeanette P. McAllister
>> February 08, 1966 - November 09, 2017
>>
>> Franklin – Jeanette Pandora McAllister, Ph.D., 51, passed away November
>> 9, 2017 at her home with her husband Eddie and faithful companion Hannah by
>> her side. Jeanette was born in Orlando, FL and was a daughter of the late
>> J.P. Morgan and Carolyn Hughes Morgan and was also predeceased by a brother
>> John Morgan and two sisters, Donna Green and Charlotte McLawhorn.
>>
>> Jeanette received her Master’s Degree from Old Dominion University and
>> her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. She was appointed by Governor McAuliffe to
>> the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and Vision Impaired.
>> Jeanette was a member of Cedar Rd. Chapel , Chesapeake.
>>
>> Left to cherish her memory is her husband Edward Lee McAllister, two
>> sons, Ronnie Schubert, Jr. of Crossville, TN and Calvin Schubert of
>> Cleveland, TN, a sister Alta Rowe of San Antonio, TX, a brother Ricky
>> Morgan of Benton, TN, mother-in-law Anna McAllister and sister-in-law
>> Tracey McAllister both of Virginia Beach, VA.
>>
>> A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 PM Saturday November 11,
>> 2017 at Cedar Rd. Chapel, Chesapeake with the Rev. Terry Reel officiating.
>> Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
>> www.wrightfuneralhome.org
>>
>>
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