Jessica Keen Reister(1978 - 2013)

Jessica Keen Reister

Jessica Keen Reister, 34, passed away the morning of April 4th 2013 at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville FL. She was surrounded by family and friends at her side.

Jessie was born in Palm Harbor Fl on 11-26-1978 and most recently lived in Garner, NC, where she worked for CH Robinson. She graduated from SAIL high school in Tallahassee FL and received her Bachelor degree from Florida State University.

Jessie is survived by her husband, Bennie Durant; her parents, Rob and Candi Reister; her brother Adam Reister, his wife Lisa and their daughter Madeline; her brother Ian Reister and his fiancé Christi Johnson ; and her grandmother Betsy W. Reister.

A private ceremony will be held. The family requests that any donations be made to Gabriel House of Care ( or Mayo Clinic (

A special thanks is given to the Mayo staff, numerous friends and extended family who loved her dearly. We are all blessed to have been touched by Jessie's incredible spirit.

Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Apr. 14, 2013