Jessie E. Croney
On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, Seymour resident Jessie Elbert Croney, age 68, departed this life in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He faithfully served his country as a proud member of the United States Army and his service with the 101 Airborne. Jessie continued on in the National Guard retiring after twenty-four years of service. He was a college graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Business. In 1971 Jessie started working for the United Postal Service in St. Joe, Missouri and became Post Master for Seymour, Missouri in 1982 where he worked until his retirement in 2000.
Jessie is survived by his wife Deborah of the home; his children Shelley Wingo and husband Johnny of Seymour, Missouri, Angela Williams and husband Scotty of Seymour, Missouri, Cherie Roderick and husband Robb of Springfield, Missouri and Jesse Croney and wife Shannon of Mansfield, Missouri; his 5 grandchildren; his sisters Vonda Wishman, Virginia Kelley, Barbara Martin, Lynda Smith, Glenna Bretz; 4 brother-in-laws; and 1 sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews as well as a host of other dear family and friends.
God, family and country; not just words but the core of Jessie Elbert Croney a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a caring neighbor and friend. We celebrate his life and accomplishments cherishing the special moments he created for us all.
Services for Jessie Elbert Croney will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Holman Howe Chapel, Seymour, Missouri. Burial will follow with full military honors in the Eaton Cemetery, Drury, Missouri. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013 at the funeral home.