Jean Stinchcomb Kerbow, aged 67, died peacefully in Tampa, Florida at Kindred Hospital after a hard fought battle with heart disease. Jean was born on April 15, 1949, in Covington, the daughter of Melvin Stinchcomb and Louella Greene Stinchcomb.
Jean was a devoted and loving mother and wife. She worked as an executive secretary for the greater part of her life after graduating from Newton County High School in 1967 and later attending the University of Georgia.
In 1976 Jean Stinchcomb married James Carlton (Jack) Kerbow. She was a homemaker and devoted wife until her beloved husband’s passing in 1996.
Jean is preceded in death by her husband Jack Kerbow; and Tracy Bell, loving granddaughter and daughter of Louise and J.W Bell.
She is survived by her son Rev. James Kevin Kerbow and his wife April Crofton Kerbow; and the light of her life, granddaughter Hannah Lilian Kerbow, all of Tampa Florida; brother Wayne and his wife Julia Stinchcomb of Alexander City Alabama; sister Jane and husband Larry Darby of Edisto Beach, South Carolina. Also surviving Jean is a step-daughter, whom she deeply loved, Louise Bell and her husband J.W Bell of Covington; their daughter Keri Bell Kohler of Annandale, Virginia; and Keri's two children Samantha and Jeremy.
Numerous friends and relatives are also left to mourn the loss of a great woman.
A memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Restoration Apostolic Church 110 Moores Grove Road, Winterville, Georgia 30683 with the Rev. Ed Walden and Rev. Joe Kerbow officiating.
The family has asked that in lieu of flowers that a donation be made to benefit those recently devastated by flooding in Louisiana. Donations can be sent to The First Pentecostal Tabernacle, 7416 E Mohawk Ave Tampa, Florida 3361o
The family would like to extend thanks to everyone who has prayed and sent messages of care during Jean's prolonged sickness.