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Jean Wrenn Andrews, 91, of Siler City, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Jean was born in Davidson County on January 20, 1931, the daughter of Charlie C. and Leona Miller Wrenn.

Mrs. Andrews grew up on 2nd Avenue in Siler City. She was the 1949 Valedictorian at Siler City High School, and went on to graduate from Meredith College specializing in organ performance. While living in Jacksonville, Florida, Jean was the manager of the A Stitch in Time Needle Craft Store. Jean was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church, where she served on the hospitality and food committee and the Threads of Faith.

Jean often assisted in delivering the Church Sermon CDs to the shut-ins in the area. She loved working in the yard, tending to her flowers, playing cards (hearts), and giving handmade gifts. Jean was an immaculate housekeeper, and spent her later years as a homemaker. She enjoyed painting ceramics, and sewing; Jean was a master of many needle crafts and knitting. She was a rule-breaker, a lead foot, and had a sharp-witted sense of humor. In addition to her parents, Jean is preceded in death by her husband George Henry Andrews Jr.; seven brothers, and nine sisters.

She is survived by her son, Charlie Andrews and wife Brandy of Siler City; daughter, Alison Knappenberger and husband Nick of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; sister-in-law, Barbara Jones of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Michal Miller and husband Kyle of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; Derrick Andrews and fiancé Ari of Raleigh; Clayton Knappenberger and fiancé Rachel Feng of McLean, Virginia; Robert Andrews of Siler City; and great grandchildren, Maggie and Tucker Miller.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the First United Methodist Church of Siler City, with Rev. William Sabiston officiating. The family will greet friends at the church beginning at 1 p.m. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery following the Celebration of Life.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 212, Siler City, N.C. 27344

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Andrews family.

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