Jeanie moved to Marshall when she was in first grade. She became a Christian at First Baptist Church when she was eleven years old. After graduating high school, she went to a business college where she met her husband, Ron. They have been married since 1971. They have two boys, Brian and Brent, and one grandson, Cole. They have three Golden Retrievers: Bella, Maggie, and Bo. Before becoming secretary she worked at the Bank of America for thirty-two years, recently retiring in 2011.