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Ethel Edmondson and James Rector Jessee

Ethel Edmondson daughter of William Lane Edmondson and Catherine G. Goins was born 28 Nov 1886 in Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 01 Aug 1981. She married James Rector Jessee son of Edward Lee Jessee and Ollie C. Grubb 1912 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. They are both buried at Cox Cemetery, Claiborne County, Tennessee.

Descendant of Andrew "River Andy" Edmondson and Susan DeBusk.


1   ---  Rubel K. Jessee born 13 May 1913 in Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 24 Apr 1983 in Claiborne County, Tennessee. He married Winnie Gray Houston daughter of Tillman Howard Houston and Linda Ann Keck. She was born 24 Apr 1919 in Union County, Tennessee and died 06 Apr 2010 in Maynardville, Union County, Tennessee. They are both buried at Pleasant View Cemetery, Union County, Tennessee.

2   ---  Zella Jessee born 17 May 1916 in Claiborne County Hospital, Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 11 Nov 2002. She married Ralph John Edwards. He was born 30 May 1912 in Speedwell, Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 25 Dec 1973 in New Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee.

3   ---  Homer J. Jessee born 24 Jul 1919 in Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 20 Nov 1991. He married Vertha Beason.

4   ---  Wade J. Jessee born 31 Mar 1922 in Claiborne County, Tennessee and died 01 Dec 2003 in Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He married Blanche Thacker. She was born 16 Jan 1925 and died 26 Mar 1995. He also married Cleo Ellison. Wade and Blanche are both buried at Burch Cemetery, New Tazewell, Claiborne, Tennessee

Wade J. Jesse Obituary

JESSEE, WADE L. - age 81 of Tazewell, TN was born March 29, 1922 and passed away December 1, 2003 at the Claiborne County Hospital. He was a member of the Dogwood Heights Baptist Church. A veteran of W. W. II. He is survived by his wife: Cleo Ellison Jessee of Tazewell, TN Daughter: Layne Jessee of Kingsport, TN Son and daughter-in-law: Lynn and Diane Jessee of Corryton, TN Grandchildren: Patricia Wilson of Germany, Teresa Hubbs and Kelli Dees of Corryton, TN Great Grandsons: Mathew Wilson, Micah Jessee and Jonathan Wilson Step-daughters: Irene Sweetman of San Diago, CA, Margie McNew of Bella Vista, AR, Sue Ann Henegar of Knoxville, and a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM with funeral services to follow at 7:00 PM Thursday, December 4, 2003 in the Claiborne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Beeler officiating. Music by Rose and A.J. Kiser and Betty Fields. Graveside services 11:00 Friday, December 5, 2003 at the Burch Cemetery with Military Honors. Claiborne Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Knoxville News-Sentinel
December 4, 2003

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Record added: May 11, 2009
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