Born in Breeding, KY, he was the son of the late Oscar and Virgie Estes Jessie. Mr. Jessie was a member of the Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church and owner and operator of H.J. Shirts & More and H.J. Storage Buildings in Edmonton.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 53 years, Delsie Wilson Jessie of Edmonton, KY; two daughters, Carolyn Edwards and husband David of Columbia, KY and Lisa Yarberry and husband Junior of Glasgow, KY; a son, Jeff Jessie and wife Stacy of Glasgow, KY; seven grandchildren, Stephen Edwards (Cortney), Dr. Jacob Edwards, Holly Stout (Marty), Adam Yarberry (fiancé Maelyn) and Drake, Carson and Easton Jessie; eight great-grandchildren, Connor, Cooper, Cannon and Camden Stout, Caleb, Katie and Maddux Edwards and Braxton Underwood; a sister, Margaret Gadberry and husband Joe of Breeding; several nieces and nephews and his beloved pet, Gracie.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Wayne Sexton officiating
Burial will follow the service in Chestnut Grove Cemetery
Visitation after 3:30 P.M. Friday at the funeral home
Casket Bearers – Stephen Edwards, Dr. Jacob Edwards, Marty Stout, Adam Yarberry, Drake
Jessie, Carson Jessie, Easton Jessie & Caleb Edwards
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements