Carrol F. Jesse, age 86, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Mena, Arkansas.
Mr. Jesse was born in Mexico, Missouri on September 24, 1930 to the late Carl Raymond Jesse and the late Mayme Buchanan Burton. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 23 years, retiring as MSgt. He then worked as maintenance chief for Pepsi and retired after 25 years. He was a loving and kind father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to all and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by children, Carrol Franklin Jesse, Jr., Teresa Meisner, William “Bill” Jesse; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Jesse and Mayme Burton, his wife, JoAnn Jesse, and a daughter, Cynthia Ann Jesse.
The family would like to extend special thanks and heartfelt gratitude to Janet, LeAnn, Dr. Brown, Dr. Henderson, and the staff at Mena Regional Health System.
Mr. Jesse was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. No services are planned at this time.