Mr. Johnnie Wesley Jessie, 57, of Summersville, son of the late Earl Jessie and Ernestine Edwards Jessie, was born on Wednesday, March 7, 1962 in Adair County and departed this life on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at his home.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Greensburg Separate Baptist Church. He was a Dispatcher for the Green County 911 Center and was Unit 41 for the Greensburg/Green County Volunteer Fire Department, where he served as training officer. He was a member of the Green County EMS, Campbellsville Dispatch Center, and Fort Knox EMS.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Judd Jessie of Summersville, having united in marriage on May 8, 2004; one son, Jeremy Jessie (Tara Hutcherson) of Summersville; one daughter, Beverly (Bobby) Edwards of Greensburg; one step-son, Jeremy (Heather) Edwards of Greensburg; three grandchildren, Hallie Jessie, Jaydon Jessie and Kaylee Edwards; six step-grandchildren, Evelyn Edwards, Nathaniel Clark, Briley Edwards, Gage Edwards, Lexie Hutcherson, and Taygen Hutcherson; two brothers, Robert Jessie of Columbia, and David Jessie of Campbellsville; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Wesley Jessie was conducted at 2:00 P.M., Central Time, on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens with Full Fire Fighter Honors.
Visitation was requested from 3 P.M. until 8 P.M., Central Time, on Saturday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7 A.M., on Sunday until time of the funeral service.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial expenses, which can be made at the funeral home.
The pallbearers were Steve Gupton, Todd England, Mike Tucker, Matt McLean, Justin Hoagland, Paul Howard, J.W. Bennett, and Benny Judd.
The honorary pallbearers were Jason Taylor, Greensburg-Green County Fire and Rescue, Green County EMS, Green County Dispatch, Campbellsville 911 Center, Fort Knox EMS, and Homestead Farms members.