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Kent Lee Jessee Obituary

on Sat, 11/26/2016 - 03:35

Jack Hockett [] wrote, October 29, 2016 regarding:

Kent Lee Jessee, 77, of Abingdon, Va., passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Born in Lebanon, Va, he made his home for over 35 years in Salisbury, Md., before moving to Abingdon. A 1972 graduate of ETSU, he retired from the Federal Government. Kent was of the Episcopal faith and was a kind hearted man who was very talented.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Taulbee and Russell Jessee; and sisters, Bobbie Gent and Nell Bolling. He was loved and he will be missed.

Brian Kenneth Jessee Sr. Passes Away

on Thu, 06/30/2016 - 18:32


Jack Hockett [] wrote, June 12, 2016 regarding Brian Kenneth Jessee Sr: 

ABINGDON, Va.   Brian Kenneth Jessee Sr. of Abingdon, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  He was born on March 1, 1972 in Lebanon, Va.  He is survived by his mother, Deborah Lewis and husband, Glen; two sons, Brian Kenneth Jessee II and finace, Jessica Williams and Marcus Jessee; and one daughter, Katelyn Calista Jessee.  He is also survived by three grandchildren, Sabrina, Samantha and Madison; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will take place from 10 until 11 a.m.


Linda Holloway Jessee Obituary

on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 04:29

Jim Jesse [] wrote, May 12, 2016, regarding Linda Holloway Jessee Obituary 

Friends,  I am sorry to share the obituary below and share my condolences with the Jessee family. Linda Halloway Jessee, was the wife of Roger Jessee. He is the son of Robert E. Lee Jessee, and grandson of Robert “Cat Eye” Jessee, a descendant of Rev. David Jessee, one of the 15 children of John and Frankey Lea Jessee. You can find the pedigree of Robert E. Lee Jessee at

  There were many named Robert E. Lee Jessee in our family since the Civil War, including 3 generations in my branch

Grady L. Jessee Jr Passes Away

on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 03:27

Jack Hockett [] wrote, April 8, 2016 regarding Jessee "Gawn" BHC:

Grady Jessee Jr., 94, of the Carterton community of Lebanon, Va. passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Born January 18, 1922, he was a son of the late Grady L. Jessee and Bessie Stamper Jessee.

A Veteran of World War II, he served in the 982 Engineering Division, 327 Battalion. He was a former member and adult Sunday school teacher at Freeburn Church of God, Freeburn, Ky.

Rev. Vernon Cecil Jessee Passes Away

on Tue, 12/24/2013 - 00:13

Dungannon, VA ~ Rev. Vernon Cecil Howard Jessee, 87 passed away Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Holston Manor in Kingsport Tennessee. He  was a retired employee of Uniroyal Plastics. He was a pastor of several Free Will Baptist Churches in his life, the last one was in St. Paul, Virginia.

He was the son of the late Denny Edison Jessee and Zemie Elizabeth (Dellinger) Jessee; his first wife; Elsie Janus Salyers Jessee; four brothers, Charlie (Doris) Jessee, Edison (Bernice) Jessee Jr., Thomas (Ruth) Jessee and Delton 'Bub' Jessee; grandson, Brandon Jessee; son-in-law, Steven Doust; great