Jean Shedden Bing, 84, of Venice, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.
Born Sept. 18, 1928, in Murfreesboro, Tenn., her early life was lived in Old Hickory, Tenn., where she graduated from DuPont High School. She worked in the office of the Dean of Admissions at UT Knoxville, attended University of Maryland, was a homemaker and was 35 years active in Red Cross and Girl Scouting as a member, leader and trainer of leaders. She lived in Nokomis from 1971 to 2003 and then permanently in Venice. She was active in Venice Presbyterian Church, where she served several terms as an elder; active in Presbyterian Women and PEO; a volunteer with HAV of Venice Hospital; was a clerk and assistant clerk with the election polls; and a past president of the Ladies of Venice Shrine, Daughters of the Nile and Venice Quilt Guild.
Survivors include daughters Martha Ann Ackroyd of Venice, Brandy Rutherford of Knoxville and Peggy Mahaulu of Ocala, Fla.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services: Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Venice Presbyterian Church. National Cremation and Burial Society is in charge of arrangements.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Venice Presbyterian Women’s Scholarship Fund; Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, c/o Recorder, 600 North Beneva Road, Sarasota FL 34232; or Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.