Jessie T. Dobson

13 entries
  • "Mrs. Jessie was one of the sweetest, most caring people..."
    - Caitlin Northcutt
  • "I love you so much my precious sweet courageous Grandy. You..."
    - Lynna Chauncey
  • "will miss her smiling face, never saw her she didn't have..."
    - Frances Graham
  • "Jessie was such a vibrant spirit! One memory I will always..."
    - Megan Hall
  • "Ms. Jessie was a longtime friend and neighbor our family...."
The Guest Book is expired.

JESSIE T. DOBSON Jessie T. Dobson, age 71, of Leland, NC went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 9, 2014 after a courageous battle. Jessie was born on February 4, 1943 in Columbus Co., NC, daughter of the late Oscar Townsend and Mary Pope Townsend. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Townsend. Jessie was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 142, Red Hat Society and the past Queen of the Coastal Shell Seekers. She was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing and cooking, known for her strawberry tall cake but it was her family that gave her the most joy in this life especially spoiling her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grand mother, sister and friend and will sadly be missed by all that knew her. Jessie is survived by her loving husband of 16 years, James Dobson; son, Steve Chauncey and his wife, Lynna of Wallace, NC; daughter, Donna Cox and her husband, Linwood of Leland, NC; brothers, Jimmy Townsend of Whiteville, NC and David Townsend and his wife, Elsie of Florence ,SC; sisters, Pauline Eggers and her husband, George of Jacksonville, NC, Shirley Chance and her husband, Earnie of Leland, NC, Judy Pierce and husband, Whitaker of Charlotte, NC and Mary Ruth Blackwell of Tabor City, NC; grandchildren, Stephen Chauncey and his wife, Eryn, Lauren Byrd and her husband, Justin, Samantha Darling, Sara Darling, Katrina Jones and her husband, Keny, Chris Jones and his wife, Angie. Also survived by four great grandchildren and numerous friends. Visitation will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on March 12, 2014 at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Services, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm on March 13, 2014 at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Services with Rev. Samuel D Pierce and Pastor Kenneth W. Long, Sr. officiating. Graveside Service will follow at Flynn Family Cemetery, 127 Flynn Cemetery Road, Whiteville, NC 28472. Pallbearers will be Joe Chance, Earnie Chance, Jr., Kelly Harrelson, Buddy Williams, Keny Jones and Josh Jones. The family would like to thank all the staff at Lower Cape Fear Hospice for their love and support at this time. Memorial Contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice. The staff of Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Services is honored to serve the family of Jessie T. Dobson. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Published in the Wilmington Star-News on Mar. 12, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service
3915 Oleander Drive | Wilmington, NC 28403 | (910) 791-4444
Funeral Home Details