Theresa Jack-Kemp

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Theresa Elizabeth Kemp went to Heaven on February 9, 2021 to spend her eternal life in the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

She was born on February 22, 1942 to the late Ernest & Mildred Cummings.

She is survived by her husband Rudy Kemp, by her sons Antjuan (Belinda) Jack and Adrian (Christine) Jack, sister Phyllis Tolbert, brothers Ernest Cummings, William (Madeline) Cummings, and David (Marvella) Cummings, 17 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren, and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and other family members and friends.

Preceded in death by her son Aaron Jack and Great Granddaughter Aryianna Miller.

Theresa married her husband Rudy Kemp on September 22, 2012. She was loved dearly by her husband.

Theresa retired from the United States Post Office. She was a member of World Harvest Church. She did not wave in her belief and faith in Jesus Christ. Theresa was a beloved and devoted mother and Nana to her 17 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren, and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren. She was a caring sister to her siblings. A loved Aunt by her Nephews and Nieces. Her family was her blessing and joy. An endearing friend to all she met. She gave support, guidance, and unconditional love. She loved holidays and family get-togethers. She especially loved Christmas and decorating her Christmas tree in colors of red and gold. Theresa loved cooking for her family. She made the best Sweet Potato Pie. She loved watching old Westerns and Chuck Norris on Walker Texas Ranger. She loved camping and couldn’t wait until summer to pitch a tent.

Theresa had unwavering kindness. She had a giving heart and would help anyone that she could. As we all know her family grew from her “adopting” new family members. Theresa was Mom, Nana, Auntie, and Sister to them all.

Her life was an example of the bible verse Ephesians 4:32 “And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.”

PRIVATE Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby, turn North on Lonsdale Rd.). Interment at Union Grove Cemetery.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Pastor Don and Betty Merritt

    We are so thankful for the opportunity to meet and fellowship with your lovely mom before the Lord called her home. Hold on to those memories that will make you smile each time you think about her. Please know that you have friends that are praying for your family during this difficult time.

  2. Debra Tanner-King and Gregory King

    Theresa ia a warm caring and helped thisebshe was able to without 2nd thought. I lived with my cousin after graduating fron OSU while searching for a job. She even kept my Dobernan (Dillinger) when i was gone. You will always remain in my HEART

  3. Sorry to hear of passing of Theresa Jack-Kemp I worked with her for many years at the postal service. She was a very caring and loving person who treated everyone the same the Lord has gotten a beautiful soul< prayers for her family.

  4. Michael and Sylvia Murray

    Our condolence to the family of Theresa Jack-Kemp. She was a beautiful woman of God who loved her family dearly. Her family is in our prayers.

  5. To the family of T.C she was a God Fearing women and will always be in my heart. From the time I first meet her till the time I was not there but all way in my heart. Love each and everyone of y’all
    Your truly
    Lisa Adams ( Cummings )

  6. To the family may God keep you lifted up in your time of grief and wipe your tears away. From the Jarrett Family.

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