Jesse R. Steele

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  • "David, so sorry to hear about your Dad. Tim Jackson,..."
    - Tim Jackson
  • "Terry and I loved Mr. Steele very much. He always had that..."
    - Terry and Kathy Rowell
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    - Arlene Wood-Moore
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    - Ann (owen) Coers
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Columbus, GA - Funeral service for Rev. Jesse R. Steele, 100, of Columbus Ga., a former resident of Jacksonville and Anniston, will be 1 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 1st Baptist Church in Weaver with Dr. Roger Wilmore officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Rev. Steele died Saturday evening surrounded by his family. Survivors include his son, David R. Steele and wife, Pam; grandchildren, Dustin Steele and Ashlyn Steele; son-in-law, Mike Hammonds and several nieces and nephews. Rev. Steele is preceded in death by his wife, Dean Steele and daughter, Rebecca J. Hammonds. Rev. Steele was born September 5, 1913 in Aberdeen, Mississippi. He married Dean Steele on May 4, 1942 and in 1947 they attended New Orleans Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. During his 44 years of pastoral service, the Steeles served church fields in New Orleans, Barfield, Talladega, Alexandria City, Roanoke, Cedar Springs, Weaver and Bynum. Online condolences made at
Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 8, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave | Anniston, AL 362014651 | (256) 236-3441
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