James L. Jessie


James L. Jessie, 81, of Jacksboro, died July 5. He was preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Edna Godfrey Jessie; infant daughter, Kimberly Lynn Jessie; brothers, Jewell Jessie, Oray Jessie, and D.R. Jessie; sisters, Wavalee Hix, Joyce Ann Bratcher, Gladys Jessie, Frieda Collins and one grandchild.
He is survived by wife, Opal Jessie of Jacksboro; son, Tim Wylie of Jacksboro; daughters, Margaret Rundle of Michigan, Jeanna Hess of Texas; two grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 8 in the Martin-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sampson Ridenour officiating. Interment was in Campbell Memorial Gardens.
Martin-Wilson Funeral Home, of LaFollette, was in charge of arrangements.

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Published in LaFollette Press on July 12, 2018