Wilbert “Curly” Jessie, age 78 years, of Columbia, KY passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10:29 AM at TJ Health Columbia. He was born November 28, 1938 in Metcalfe County, KY, the son of the late Fred and Bessie England Jessie. He was preceded in death by one son Randy Jessie, one brother Fred Jessie Jr. and one sister Vonnie Mae Walls.
He is survived by his wife Norma Jean Grider Aaron Jessie of Columbia, KY.
Survived by 10 children: Nenia Dykes and husband “Tangle” of Glensfork, KY, Beth Lawless of Columbia, KY, Roger Aaron of Columbia, KY, Sharon Kelsay and husband Jimmy of Glensfork, KY, Terry Aaron and Lisa of Fairplay and Doug Aaron and wife Debbie of Greensburg, KY.
Debbie Wilson and husband Steve of Indiana, Lynn Chowning and husband Jim of Indiana, Sherri Patton and husband Richie of Indiana, Sandy Padgett and husband Fred of Indiana.
One brother: Donnie Jessie and wife Dean of Columbia, KY
Two sisters: Lois Sexton of Columbia, KY and Ziola Garrett of Glasgow, KY
Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends survive.
Mr. Jessie was a founding member of the Glensfork Community Church and he was the owner of Jessie’s Logging in Columbia for 32 years.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Clergy Officiating Bro. Jimmy Bunch
Interment will be at Haven Hill Cemetery
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 25, 2017 after 3:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy are to be made to the Glensfork Community Church and can be left at the funeral home. % Jimmy Bunch 9083 S. Hwy 55 Columbia, KY 42728
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.