Jesse Blue, 73, of Monticello, FL passed away at home, surrounded by his family, on Monday, March 4, 2013. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church with burial at the Church Cemetery. Visitation is Friday 3-7 p.m. at TILLMAN OF MONTICELLO 850-997-5553. A Jefferson County native, Jesse had lived in California for many years, working as a custodian and later as a counselor. Treasuring his love and legacy are his wife, Minnie Blue; daughter, Valencia Blue; two sisters, Castella Blue and Johnnie (Lasby) Phillips; two devoted nieces and caregivers, Wanda Howell and Daisy Branham; brother-in-law, Roosevelt Whitfield; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Johnnie Sr. and Daisy Anderson Blue; brother, Johnnie Jr. and his sisters, Catherine, Christine, Louise, Eva Mae and Rosa Lee. The family extends special appreciation to Big Bend Hospice.