Mrs. Jeannie A. Bays, 60, of Barbourville, passed away Thursday evening, October 5, 2023 at the St. Joseph London Hospital.  She was the daughter of the late Edward and Neva Newman Russ born on November 27, 1962 in Knox County.

Jeannie was a former home health aide with the Knox County Health Department and believed in the Holiness faith.  She enjoyed fishing, camping at Lake Cumberland and spending time outdoors at home.

In 1984, she united in marriage with Gerald Lee Bays and to this union a son was born.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Rick, David and Jerry Russ.

Survivors include her loving husband of over 38 years, Gerald Lee Bays of Barbourville; a son, Justin Bays of Heidrick; a brother, Lonnie Russ of Coalport; among other loved ones and dear friends.

A visitation will be held in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Wednesday, October 11 between 6 and 8 P.M.  There will be no funeral service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

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