William F. Jenne’, 92, of Shelbyville, TN went to be with his Lord on December 23, 2023. Bill was born December 7, 1931 in Memphis, TN to Clayborn and Lillian Jenne’ of Memphis. He leaves his wife of 49 years, Joni, of the home address, children Justin (Hope), Rodney, Charles, William, and Lynn, and the pride and joy of his life, grandchildren Jagger, Juke Rein, and Judge.

31-684-5011Bill spent his life as an industrial contractor building hospitals, military installations, and multi-million dollar private sector structures. His favorite project, the Airborne Museum in Fayetteville, NC, was named the North Carolina Project of the Year in 2000. Bill spent his last years working on projects for his church, family and friends.
In addition to woodworking, Bill loved the Tennessee Walking Horse. He participated in the industry for more than 60 years and enjoyed watching his wife, Joni, and son, Justin, show horses. He was always behind the scenes helping them when they showed and assisting with putting on many, many horse shows.

At the deceased’s request there will be no funeral. Monetary donations may be made in Bill’s honor to Bedford Cancer Foundation, P. O. Box 1523, Shelbyville, TN 37162.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.