Jeannine was a member of the Bread of Life Ministry in Parma. A former reading teacher at Marquette Elementary and Nelson Elementary, both in Muskegon, Mich., and a former manager of D&L One Stop in Parma, she was a caring, active and joyful mother.
She was engaged to Jeffery Johnson. Mr. Johnson and his family, the Perkins family, and the Barnes family have been a special and supportive group to Jeannine.
Besides her fiancÚ and parents, she is survived by one son, Marquise Michael Jaquan Cheeks of Parma; one daughter, Jennifer Helena Brown of East Lansing, Mich.; her stepmother, Mildred Sutton of Bolingbrook; three brothers, Lavel Bryant of San Diego, Calif., John Stephen Wade of Detroit, Mich., and Kristopher Sutton of Bolingbrook; and five special uncles, Clifton Bryant, Kevin Bryant, Gregory Bryant, Anthony Bryant and Wayne Bryant; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on Monday, Feb. 15, from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Pastor C. Williams officiating. Following the funeral service, re-pass will be held at the Parma Community Center. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.