Jessie Lee Jones

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Jessie Lee Jones

NEWARK: A funeral service for Jessie Lee Jones, 87, of Newark, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Kevin Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.

Jessie, a homemaker, passed away August 6, 2014, at the Morrison House in Zanesville. She was born December 21, 1926, in Ezel, KY, to the late James and Maggie (Osborne) Sexton.

Jessie enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends and family.

Jessie is survived by her children, David (Laura) Jones of Thornville and Diana (Gus) Singleton of Newark; brothers, Roy (Daisy) Sexton and Thomas (Shirley) Sexton both of KY; sisters, Nina Dagg of Dayton and Ina Sexton of KY; sister-in-law, Joanne Sexton of Tip City; grandchildren, Christine Ray of Byesville, Rebecca (Jason) Plummer of Old Washington, Amanda (Cameron) Carr of Newark and Daniel (Ashley) Wright of Newark; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Earl Jones, and brothers, Willard James Sexton and Ronald Woodston Sexton.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice or to the .

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Published in the Advocate on Aug. 8, 2014
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