Jeanie Kemper was called home on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021. She was born to Floy and Dorothy Anthony on January 10th, 1949 in Memphis, Texas. She graduated from Memphis High School and West Texas State University.She met her future husband, Lynn Kemper, while attending a semester at Clarendon Junior College, where she served admirably as the school’s mascot (a ferocious bulldog). Lynn and Jeanie were married on December 27th, 1969. They enjoyed 51 years of marriage and lovingly raised their children, Jay and Kayla, in Lubbock, Texas.Jeanie was a dedicated teacher. She taught 2nd Grade at Honey Elementary for thirty years. She loved getting to play a role in the success of young students and becoming acquainted with their families. She especially found enjoyment in teaching the children of her former students. Jeanie’s husband and children enjoy the fact that they cannot go anywhere in Lubbock without encountering someone who fondly remembers ‘Mrs. Kemper’. She retired from teaching in May, 2015.Jeanie was the most dedicated wife, mom, and teacher one could ever have. She believed in the people she loved and made them feel like they could accomplish anything. Her children remember her finest attribute as her ability to simply listen. Jeanie would listen for her family as long as they desired without opinion or judgment.Her beautiful life will forever be cherished by her husband, Lynn Kemper. Her son, Jay Kemper and wife, Robin, of Lubbock, three grandchildren, Brooke, Tandi and Kasen and five great grandchildren; Her daughter, Kayla O’Connell and husband, John, of Abilene, three granddaughters Callie, Claire and Corie; mother-in-law, Juanita Kemper, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lana and Karl Harm, and two nieces. Jeanie was preceded in death by her mother and father, Dorothy and Floy Anthony and by her father-in-law, Jack Kemper.Jeanie’s life will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 20th at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers in Lubbock.We invite you to view the live-streamed service on this page, sign her virtual guestbook, and download her memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing.