Obituary for Jennifer (Jenn) Jean Pohlig Slinker
Jennifer (Jenn) Jean Pohlig Slinker September 17, 1976 – June 1, 2018.
Jenn Pohlig Slinker, age 41 passed away on June 1, 2018 at her home in Daniels, WV. She was the sweetest, kindest, most caring wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend you could ever imagine.
Jenn was born in Richmond, VA, moved to Pulaski County, VA in 1988, ran track and cross country at PCHS and then at VA Tech. She was always thinking of others and giving service where needed. She loved gardening, hiking, and spending time with her family. She inspired and was loved by so many people. Jenn loved working with young children and while in South Korea volunteered at an orphanage.
She is survived by her husband Kevin Slinker, son Kaden, daughter Katie, parents David and Katherine Pohlig of Draper, VA, sisters Emily Pohlig of Pleasant Grove, UT, Miriam Pohlig Call (Bryan) of Boston MA, Bonnie Roberts (Levi) of Cookeville, TN and brother Emil Pohlig of Austin, TX, grandmother Jean Davis of West Augusta, VA, parents-in-law Stanley and Betty Slinker of Knob Lick, KY, step daughters Kellie Slinker Mann (Tyler) of Columbia, KY, Nicole Slinker Rodenberg (Austin) of Louisville, KY, brother-in-law Kent Slinker of San Antonio, TX, and sister-in-law Donna Slinker Walton (Richard) of Ft. Wayne, IN. She is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, uncles, aunts and countless friends.
Jenn will be greatly missed by all.
There will be a private viewing at Hatcher and Sadler Funeral Home in Glasgow, KY on Thursday June 7 at 10 am with interment in the Slinker family plot on the Greene County Farm in Kentucky. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to Intermountain Foundation at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, or the Autism Society of America.
A memorial service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1136 Ft Chiswell Road, Max Meadows, VA at 2 pm on Saturday June 9. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jenn’s life.
June 4, 2018 @ 10:53 am
Oh my I’m so sorry. Jen and I were very close in high school and she meant a lot to me. I’m stunned to hear this!
June 4, 2018 @ 12:14 pm
Kathy and David I will keep you all in prayers.
June 4, 2018 @ 4:14 pm
Kathy, Dave and family.
I am so sorry to hear about Jenn. She was like my third daughter when she was in high school. Please let me know what I can do to help you out. My prayers are with you and Jenn’s family. God will get all of us through this.
(Phone 239-2189 (C) or 639-4749 (H)
June 4, 2018 @ 9:56 pm
Kathy and Dave I know Jenn will be missed greatly. I will be praying for you…for strength in the days to come.
June 7, 2018 @ 9:25 am
I am so sorry. I remember Jenn from girls camp. I always admired her. My heart and prayers are with you all.
June 8, 2018 @ 4:35 am
I am truly saddened to hear Jenn has passed. She always had and will always have a special place in my heart. My deepest condolences for your loss.