Jessie Ree Busch

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Mrs. Jessie Ree Busch
The family of Mrs. Jessie Ree Busch would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere appreciation to all who were kind at this time; and during the illness of their loved one. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered.
Educator and Pillar of Community
Mrs. Jessie Ree Busch, the daughter of the late Ella Fryar and the late Charlie Clemmons was born in Colleton County South Carolina in 1922. She departed this life on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at home surrounded by family in North Charleston, South Carolina. We celebrate the exemplary life she lived, the good she did, the things she taught us, and her unselfish labor of love.
Jessie joined Wesley United Methodist Church in Aiken, South Carolina where she served faithfully over 60 years. She was also Mother of the church. She was a Worship leader, Secretary of finances, United Methodist Women's member, Communion Stewards member, VBJ Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, Church usher, and a faithful member of Bible Study Class.
Jessie received her formal education in the public schools of Colleton County, South Carolina. She graduated from Claflin College { University} in Orangeburg, South Carolina. She also took many graduate courses at South Carolina State College { University }. She was a proud Alumni of Claflin College. Jessie's first teaching job was in Coosawhatchie, South Carolina, her next teaching job was at Pleasant Hill, and Greendale Elementary before retiring.
Jessie was a volunteer for ACTS and Habitat For Humanity. She had a love for children. She touched the lives of many in the Dry Branch and New Ellenton Communities. She especially enjoyed playing with her great grandchildren and sharing stories of her childhood. She loved visiting in the community eating tasty meals and delicious cakes and pies. She also loved outside and gardening. She was married to the late Aaron Bush, Sr.
Survivors include: daughters, Fitzgerald Busch, Cincinnati, OH and Jacqueline (Melvin) Jones, Charleston, SC; her son, Aaron (Sadie) Busch, Jr., Cincinnati, OH; two sisters, Ester Jackson, Monroe, NJ and Mary Ballance, Coney Island, NY; grandchildren, Rafael Jones, Erica Busch, James Williams, and Adrian Darrell Busch; four great-grandchildren, Amir Jones, Channing Busch, Burkelee Busch and Carrington Busch; two sisters-in-law, Anna (Jerome) Boyd, Columbia, SC and Sheila (Fred) Danforth, Aiken, SC; and a host of other relatives.
The Family
Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Sept. 13, 2015