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Teresa Anne “T. J.” Jennings

Teresa Anne “T. J.” Jennings, 55, of Laguna Niguel, CA, formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2022, at Providence Mission Hospital.

Ms. Jennings graduated from Huntington North High School in 1984, and then went to Ball State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1988. She worked as a psychiatric nurse in many locations throughout the U.S. as well as missionary work in several countries.  She most recently was employed by Providence Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1966, in Huntington, to Ralph and Dorothy Zahm Jennings.

She is survived by one sister, Rita (James) Michel, and three brothers, Thomas (Linda) Jennings, Michael (Susan) Jennings and James Jennings, all of Huntington.

A Celebration of Life service will take place at a later date.

A private burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Burn Hospital at

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