Jeanette Carole Conerly, of Longmont, Colorado passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. She was 82 years old.
Jeanette was born in San Jose, California on January 31, 1940. She was one of four children welcomed by Frances Jewell (Peabody) and George Graham. Jeanette grew up in Monta Vista, California. When she was in her late teens, she and her family moved to San Jose. She graduated from Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, California.
Jeanette worked for Memorex for more than 30 years. In 2002, she retired and relocated to Longmont, Colorado, to be closer to her daughter and grandson. She loved art and loved to paint. She enjoyed photography and spending time in the mountains and near the ocean. Jeanette was an avid reader who had a deep appreciation for history. She was also an animal lover. More than anything else in the world, Jeanette loved her family.
Jeanette was a devoted mother and doting grandmother. She was a loyal friend to many. She had a beautiful smile and a heart of gold. She was loved and will be dearly missed.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents, Frances and George Graham, brother George Graham, and by her sister Mary Frances Martin. She is survived by her daughter Connie Conerly of Longmont, grandson Daryl James Presley and great-grandson Indy James Presley, both of Los Angeles, California, and by her sister Kimerley Toney of Boise, Idaho. She is also survived by her nieces Katie Stillman, Stephanie Huber, Hanah Sides, and Marybeth Martin, and by her nephews, Joseph Toney, and Joshua Martin.
Should you wish to make a contribution in her memory, the Morris Animal Foundation was close to her heart (morrisanimalfoundation.org). Upon further notice, a celebration of Jeanette’s life will be held in northern California. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.