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Meet Your Neighbor Jenny Halcomb of Monmouth.

Jenny graduated from Monmouth High School in 1994 and from Western Illinois University in December of 1998 and is currently working on her masters degree at W.I.U. for math education.

She has been employed at West Central since 2006.

Previously she was employed at United Airlines from 2004-2006, RFMS Galesburg from 2002-2004 and the Monmouth School District from 1999-2002.

She belongs to the United Methodist Church in Monmouth.

Her hobbies are traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Jim Halcomb and Ann Blackledge Halcomb are her parents and live in Blandinsville. They have been married for 54 years.

Her dad is retired from Halcomb Oil, a business he started, and her mom Ann, is part owner of Monmouth Farm and Home Realty.

Jenny has two brothers and two sisters, Jimmy (Tammy) Halcomb who owns Halcomb Oil Company. Tammy is a fitness instructor at the YMCA, Gina (Dean) Crandall is a stay at home wife/mom. Dean is senior portfolio manager for Morgan Stanley, Jared (Lynn) Halcomb works at Halcomb Oil and IDOT. Lynn is a Special Education teacher at West Central School District #235, Jevanie (Matt) Gillen is administrative assistant for CAMWS.

Matt is senior vice president of lending at Midwest Bank of Western Illinois.

Her grandparents Jess and Nellie Halcomb and Carroll and Pauline Blackledge, all deceased who were from the Macomb/Blandinsville area.

Jenny's boyfriend of 4 years is Sean Adair who is self-employed as a diesel mechanic for Warren County Repair in Little York.

She has a rescue dog named Mickey who has made her a total animal lover and can't imagine how it would be without a dog.

Jenny has 13 nieces and nephews and 4 great-nieces and nephews ranging in age from 34 to 1. She stays busy keeping up with their lives and activities.

One of her favorite places to go is to the east coast. Every summer her family used to vacation on the east coast and Delaware.

She said, "Spending time with family is the most important thing to me. So I try to have dinner/cookouts at our house regularly."

Future plans are to finish her masters program, keep teaching, love life and the people around me, and enjoy the ride.

Motto for Life: Have fun, be honest, love lots, be kind and travel, travel, travel.