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Betty Jane Sessions

Tallahassee - Betty Jane Sessions passed in Tallahassee, Florida on September 10, 2018. Betty Jane Grimsley was born in Two Egg, Jackson County, Florida on June 19, 1935. At the age of 18 she joined the United States Air Force and served during the Korean War and received an Honorable Discharge as an Airman Third Class in 1954. After returning home to Jackson County, she found her way to Tallahassee, Florida in 1958 and continued her career for the State of Florida where she served for 30 years with various Departments. After retiring from the State of Florida, Ms. Betty finished her working career with Dames & Moore Environmental Consultants.

Survivors include daughters; Katherine Hayward, Christie (Rick) Hutchinson, and son Bryan Sessions. Grandchildren include; Marie Poppell, Michael (Maddie) Poppell, Mark Poppell, Jessica (Stephen) Marsh, Stuart (Karen) Hutchinson, and a son-in-law David Poppell. She also leaves behind 5 great-grandchildren.

Betty is predeceased by her husband of 35 years, David S. Sessions, her parents, Addis and Opal Grimsley, and brothers, James and Wayne Grimsley. Ms. Betty was proud that she was an organ donor and at her death was able to donate.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

Scotti Barden of Bevis Funeral Home is assisting the Sessions family with their arrangements. (www.bevisfh.com 850-385-2193)
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Sept. 16, 2018
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