Adaline Stout Gennett, 98, of Spanish Fort, AL. passed away Tuesday June 13, 2017 at her home. She was born and raised in Paoli, IN. to Raymond Stout and Sarah Elizabeth Oakes Stout on June 21, 1918.
She attended and graduated from Earhlam College in Richmond, IN and it was there that she met the love of her life Clarence Lumsden Gennett. They later married and moved to Nashville, TN. with 54 years of marriage.
She proceeds in death by her husband, parents, 2 sisters, Jessie Stout McCambridge, who was her twin sister and Sally Stout Jones.
Adaline loved life and had a wonderfully adventurous spirit. Growing up, she and her family loved to travel. They all had the amazing opportunity to drive from Paoli, IN all the way to Boise, ID in a Model T Ford to visit their extended family.
She loved people and was a charter member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN. She remained an active member for many years serving and leading others as she served her Lord in women’s ministries.
An amazing seamstress she was, she not only sewed for her children, but she also made costumes for the Nashville Children’s Theater. Playing bridge in the bridge club and sewing in the sewing club kept her quite busy, but she loved every minute of it. She was a loving mother who raised three children always caring for family and then later, she came to be the longtime caregiver for her own mother.
Carole and (James M.) Young, Nashville, TN
Adaline, “Addy” and (Harry E. Halley), Spanish Fort, AL
David Gennett, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
John Thomas Stout, Memphis, TN
Also, surviving Adaline Stout Gennett are 5 grandchildren, Rebecca Gennett, James M. (Michelle) Young II., Leigh Anne Young, William David Halley and Catherine Gennett Halley and 5 great grandchildren James Robert, Emily Grace, Abigail Beasley, Andrew Young, and Jacob Young, many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday October 7, 2017 at the Paoli Friends Church in Paoli, IN. Inurnment will be in Paoli Community Cemetery in Paoli, IN.
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, 226 West Campbell Street, Paoli, IN 47454. Are in charge of the arrangements.
Online Condolences may be made at Dillman-Scott Funeral Home.Com