I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
– 2 Timothy 4:7
Jennifer Cunningham Kimbrell went home to be with the Lord at 7:01 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2010 following a yearlong battle with breast cancer. Jennifer passed away at home, surrounded by loved ones.
Originally from Ocala, Florida, Jennifer also lived in Orange County, California, Dallas, Texas and most recently Ada, Oklahoma following her August 7th marriage to John Kimbrell.
Jennifer’s life work was dedicated to full time ministry, and over the course of the last 15 years she served in various capacities at Church @ The Springs in Ocala, Florida, Purpose Driven Ministries in Lake Forest, California, Northwest Bible Church in Dallas, Texas and Fellowship One Technologies in Irving, Texas.
Following her diagnosis in October of 2009, Jennifer openly shared her journey and inspired thousands via her blog: https://jennsstory.wordpress.com/.
Celebrations of Life will be hosted in Ada, Oklahoma at the First Baptist Church at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19th and in Ocala, Florida at Church @ The Springs at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23rd.
In lieu of flowers, her family suggests charitable donations in Jennifer’s honor be made to the children’s ministry at H2OChurch.cc in Ada, Oklahoma.
- Secure online donations may be made via Give Forward at: http://www.giveforward.com/celebrate-jenn
- Or you may send them directly to H20Church.cc, ATTN: Tiffany Anderson, 100 W. Main St., Ada, OK 74820
Jennifer is survived by her husband, John Kimbrell of Ada, Oklahoma, two step daughters, Kirsten and Khloe Kimbrell, two sister-in-laws, Janet Humphrey and husband Terry and their children, Kelsey and Kaleb; LouAnn Janda and husband Mike and their daughter Lindsey and husband Heath Boyles and children Karter and Lane and son Todd and wife Brandi and sons Brylen and Ty. Jennifer is also survived by her parents, Joe and Juanita Cunningham of Ocala, Florida, aunt Ruth Cherry and children Melanie Johnson and her husband Dean and children Alex and Aaron; and Melissa Cherry and children Timothy and Taylor and aunt Cari Cholewa and her husband Fred and children Pamela and Joe.
Friends and family are encouraged to share their favorite memories of Jennifer, prayers and encouragement by submitting stories and notes via her online guest registry.
“I may not be well with my circumstances, but it is well with my soul.”
– Jennifer Cunningham Kimbrell