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Jennifer Wolff O’Connor Ross, 40

Jennifer Wolff O’Connor Ross, 40

Jenny was born on June 8, 1980 and passed from this earth on May 18, 2021. She was 40 years old.

Jenny graduated with honors from Jacksonville High School in 1998. While there she participated in Student Council, Drama Club, Beta Club, served as vice president of the National Honor Society, captain of the JHS Cheerleaders, and was selected as a Homecoming Maid her junior year. She was also selected as one of the Top Ten Seniors.

From there she went on to attend Arkansas State University where she was selected as a Tribal Leader, served as president of Chi Omega sorority, and participated in Upward Bound, a program designed to encourage high school students to continue their educations. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and Communications.

After graduating from college, Jenny began her career at the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce serving as the Event Director and organizing venues, ribbon cuttings, the Jacksonville Christmas parade, and oversaw the city’s annual Fall Festival.

When offered a new position, Jenny served the American Taekwondo Association as the Communication Specialist for its international headquarters and later Editor in Chief of the American Taekwondo Association Magazine. This by far was Jenny’s favorite job, as her skills in communication allowed her to have personal relationships with people from all over the world. She especially enjoyed the ATA World Championships where she met and interviewed so many individuals from international walks of life. She never knew a stranger.

Jenny leaves behind her daughter, Cali Bell O’Connor; her husband, Sam Ross; her parents, Jim and Elaine Wolff; Adam O’Connor, Cali’s dad; one brother, Jason Wolff and his wife Mandy; two nephews, Sawyer and Brooks Wolff; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Jenny, known to all as a “giver”, was able to donate to ARORA so that others may benefit from her generosity. Jenny’s sole purpose in her life was to be a mother and BFF to her daughter, Cali. They were inseparable and Jenny supported Cali in every way possible. Jenny would light up a room with her smile and personality, and she will be sorely missed.

Jenny’s visitation will be Monday, May 24, 2021 at 10:00am at First United Methodist Church, Jacksonville. Memorial Service will follow at 11:00am.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


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  • Richard Dworshak Posted May 21, 2021 2:05 PM

    What a beautiful soul. RIP Jenny

  • Trevette Fisher (Brown) Posted May 21, 2021 9:29 PM

    Thank you for lighting up every room you entered and teaching all of us the importance of ALWAYS being kind.

  • Sherry Reynolds-Marban Posted May 21, 2021 10:36 PM

    I am deeply sorry. My condolences to her wonderful family.
    Lord, Please give them strength and peace knowing she is in your care and now an angel to everyone who loves her.
    Her smile did light a room!!!!

  • Kirk Williams Posted May 22, 2021 11:16 AM

    I’m so sorry for your loss Elaine. Jenny was a wonderful person.

  • Loveida Ingram Posted May 22, 2021 1:07 PM

    She was a wonderful person & delightful student.

  • Sarah Kelling Davis Posted May 22, 2021 5:21 PM

    My Prayers are with you all. She was a kind gentle spirit with unforgettable smile. May God be with you in your time of grief and hold her daughter close to him as she goes throughout her life carrying her beautiful legacy.

  • Joe & Debi Waddle Posted May 23, 2021 4:07 PM

    To the Wolff family, We are so sorry for the loss of your daughter. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

  • Edmondson Karen Posted May 23, 2021 6:30 PM

    So sorry for your family’s loss. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Beth Langevin Posted May 23, 2021 9:34 PM

    Jenny let her light shine brightly, wherever she went. My prayers are to lift her family and friends during this difficult time. May our Lord’s strong arms wrap you in peace and comfort.

  • Randy and Debbie Skidmore Posted May 24, 2021 8:49 AM

    She was a beautiful person. We are so deeply sorry for your loss.

  • Sarah Riordan Posted May 24, 2021 12:07 PM

    My condolences. We will all miss Jenny very much. She was one of the most beautiful people I’ve ever known, inside and out. Rest in Love

  • Nikkia Cole Posted May 24, 2021 12:57 PM

    Jenny was a wonderful person and such a joy to be around. She will be missed. My prayers are with Cali and her entire family.

  • Marissa Barger Posted May 24, 2021 3:31 PM

    Cali – Your mother is one of the most beautiful souls I have ever met. She will not be forgotten and I know you have an amazing circle of people who will keep her story told.
    Wolff family – Jenny will not soon be forgotten and her spirit will emit light and positivity for eternity.
    Mr. Ross  – I didn’t get the pleasure of meeting you, but I know Jenny will be with you always.
     ——Our prayers are with you all during these difficult times. 
    It was a pleasure knowing and working alongside Jenny. Just having her near would brighten everyone’s day.
    Rest easy beautiful angel keep an eye on us, see you again one day.  – Marissa Barger

  • Cathy Brand and Heather (Feather) Gibson Posted May 24, 2021 11:19 PM

    I am so very sorry for your loss. She was a very special young lady for sure. Rest In Peace sweet soul.

  • Gloria Zeitung Posted May 25, 2021 4:37 PM

    My heart is broken that your are gone Jenny . I will miss you deeply. We will always be there for Cali cheering her on .
    We love you and thank you for being that cheerleader and that selfless unconditional friend .
    Love you
    Gloria Zeitung

  • Natalie Craig Posted May 25, 2021 8:11 PM

    She will be truly missed. She was a sweetheart and always had a smile on her face.

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