Jessica Schanae Nowell, age 24, of Athens, passed away in Savannah on October 22, 2013.
A 2008 graduate of Clarke Central High School, Jessica was vivacious, determined, and family-oriented. She graduated from Savannah State University on May 4, 2013; while in college, she joined the U.S. Air Force Reserve, where she served as an Airman 1st Class with the Security Forces Unit at Dobbins Air Force Base, in Marietta.
Survivors include her parents, Angela (Lansing) Hardeman and David Nowell; brother, Justin Nowell; sister, Haley Nowell; grandparents, Fannie Nowell and William and Henrietta Jackson; and nieces, Jayda and Jordan Nowell.
Viewing will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 25, at the funeral home.
Funeral services celebrating Jessica's life will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, at Timothy Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jessica Nowell can be made to Project Safe, P.O. Box. 7532, Athens, GA 30604; www.project-safe.org.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.
Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home
1253 West Broad Street Athens, GA 30606
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Oct. 25, 2013