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JoAnn Jesse

Jesse-pic-1JoAnn Jesse, age 83, of Mena, formerly of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born July 6, 1932 in Henderson, Kentucky to the late Sam Kellow and the late Zelpha Whiteside Kellow.  JoAnn was married to Carrol Jesse, retired as a Sr. Msgt in the United States Air Force, was quoted as saying, “God has gained a precious Angel.”

Mrs. Jesse retired from the County in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She enjoyed talking and visiting with family and friends. JoAnn loved to collect figurines and other collectables.  She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.

She is survived by loving husband, Carrol Jesse of the home; children, Carrol Franklin Jesse, Jr. of Montgomery, Alabama, Teresa Meisner of Holland, Michigan, William Jesse of Layton, Utah; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Betty McLaughlin, of Georgia; and brother, John Kellow, of California.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Zelpha Kellow, a daughter, Cynthia Ann Jesse.

Mrs. Jesse was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

No Memorial service to be held.

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