Ruby Jessie, 87, of Edmonton passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.
She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Okla Mae Coomer Bennett. Ruby was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in Willie Jessie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
She is survived by two sons, Roger (Cathy) Jessie of Edmonton and Jeff Jessie of Charlestown, Indiana; one daughter, Janet Sexton Emmett of Glasgow; two brothers, Lawrence Walton and Odell Bennett, both of Edmonton; one sister, Ovalee Finn of Edmonton; seven grandchildren, Aaron Jessie of Columbis, Indiana, Dr. Ashley Matney of Glasgow, Tammy Tarter of Sparksville, Roxanna Herald of Prices Creek, Eric Sexton of Edmonton, Linda Jessie of New Albany, Indiana, and Crystal Hooper of Paris, Kentucky; and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Walter Jessie, and a brother, Justin Bennett.
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