Jean Fennell Wine ’41

Jean Fennell Wine ’41, of Bridgewater, Va., died May 24 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital. Wine was born July 24, 1920, in Harrisonburg, and was the son of the late Dr. John Eugene and Nell Stuart Fennell Wine. He received his B.S. in science from Davidson. He earned his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond in 1945 and served his internship in Baltimore and his residency in internal medicine in Richmond. He served our country in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War II and the Korean War. Wine returned to Harrisonburg in 1950 and joined his father’s medical practice. He retired in 1982 from the practice of Wine, Brunk, Rousell, and Yoder. He was a lifetime member of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church and served on the vestry as junior warden. He was a founding member and past president of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and past president of Fort Harrison. He also was a member of the Harrisonburg Lions Club, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, the Society of Mayflower Descendents, and the Jamestown Society. Dr. Wine farmed in the Keezletown area, raising Herefords and Charolais. After retirement, he continued his hobbies of gardening, family genealogy, and stamp collecting, which he started when he was eight years old. His only survivors are cousins, including Rob Shaw (Pam) and Mary Nell Shuford-Dobbie-Eckmann Anderson, 149 Cliffside Dr., Apt. 34, Wilmington, NC 28409, who was raised in the Wine home; his devoted caregivers of four years, Shirley Crawford, Crysi Crawford, Gale Lam, Bernice Bowers, Elaine Anderson, and Debbie Graham; and his lovable cat, “Miss Kitty.”