A woman in Athens, Tennessee, who beat an aggressive form of breast cancer is taking care of neighbors who are also battling serious health issues. According to an article on the News Channel 9 website, Jenny Willhoit on her riding lawn mower, with her three sons, will take care of your family and your yard when you can't. If you live on Crestway Circle, you’ve probably seen the family out helping tend to people’s yards.
Here are just a few examples. Barbara McConkey who suffered a stroke as she was turkey hunting with her husband, Larry Howard had a quadruple bypass surgery, and Jeff Thomas, who's taking care of a newborn while grieving his mother who recently passed away.
While each of these neighbors to Willhoit were spending weeks in the hospital, and time recovering at home, it was Willhoit was mowing their lawns, taking out their trash and getting the mail all the while she was battling an aggressive form of breast cancer.
According to the article, a year of chemo treatments and double mastectomy didn't wipe the smile from her face.
And neighbors decided to repay her for her charitable efforts with $500. The news crew captured the gift as she hugged her family and neighbors revealing her latest test results came back great.