Jessie Kiser Houston
1944 - 2021
Jessie Kiser Houston

May 4, 1944 - February 13, 2021

Jessie Kiser Houston, 76, of Hickory, passed away Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at her residence.

She was born May 4, 1944, in Cleveland County, to the late Clyde and Beda Rudisill Kiser. Jessie was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Hickory and retired from the hosiery industry. She enjoyed fishing, going to the cabin, watching wrestling, crafting, and visits from family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Vernon Gary Houston; grandson, Colton Lidey; sister, Wanda Hoyle; son-in-law, Mark Locklear; and sister-in-law, Becky Kiser.

Those left to cherish her memory are son, Kevin Houston and Lisa Anderson of Hickory; daughters, Lynette Locklear and Wayne Nichols of Hickory, Jeanette Lidey and Mike Abee of Vale; brothers, Vernon Kiser of Hickory, Randy Kiser and wife, Twanna, of Hickory, Ken Kiser and wife, Anita, of Hickory, Dale Kiser of Vale; Marvin Kiser and wife, Yvonne, of Hickory; sisters, Retha Seter of Hickory, Kathy Tomblin and husband, James, of Hickory, Sue Davis and husband, Bill, of Hickory, Rebecca Wilfong and husband, Dusty, of Vale, Shirley Smith and husband, Calvin, of Hickory, Vicky Jarrett and husband, Kenny, of Newton; brother-in-law, Lenoir Houston of Hildebran; sister-in-law, Christine Hoyle of Icard; grandchildren, Matthew Houston, Mindy Pearson and husband, Brent, Jordan Houston, Grace Houston, Kelsey Allman and husband, Jimmy, and Nolan Locklear; and great-grandchildren, Brad Gadell, Jayce Allman, Caroline Pearson, Hannah Pearson, Tabby Pearson, Benjamin Pearson, and Malachi Pearson.

A service to celebrate Jessie's life will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m., at Providence Baptist Church in Hickory. The Revs. Chris Dale and Ernie Richards will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., at Providence Baptist Church, prior to the service. Those serving as pallbearers are Matthew Houston, Jordan Houston, Nolan Locklear, Jimmy Allman, Russell Hoyle, and Hayden Enloe.

Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 7618 Providence Church Rd., Hickory, NC 28602.

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Published by Hickory Daily Record on Feb. 16, 2021.
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Providence Baptist Church
7618 Providence Church Road, Hickory, North Carolina 28602
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Providence Baptist Church
7618 Providence Church Road, Hickory, North Carolina 28602
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Our family would like to extend our deepest sympathies to Kevin, Jeanette, and Lynette and families at the loss of your parents. Your family was always good neighbors to us and they will truly be missed by all.
Tina Starnes Heffner
February 23, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss. Loved seeing her smiling face each year at our Reunions. Thoughts and prayers to the family.
Lorri Cook Taylor
February 17, 2021
Jeanette, Lynette, and Kevin and family we are sorry for your loss at this time and our prayers are with you. Love, Susan Paul Zakore Hoyle
Susan K. Hoyle
February 17, 2021
I am so sorry for all of the family's lose of both parents. Jessie and Vernon were a very sweet couple. Love to you all
Karen Reinhardt Walton
February 16, 2021
i´m so sorry for the loss of both ! i seen them in home health always loved coming to see them . both were sweet caring and funny people . thanks for letting me be her HH nurse and you always. have those patients and families that touch your lives in nursing and they did mine ! such kinds people ! Prayer for you family ! So glad they are together again !!
Kimberly Johns
February 16, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss
Bruce Sigman
February 16, 2021