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Jean Jessup

June 20, 1934 — October 7, 2016

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Mr. Jean Raymond Jessup, age 82 of Ramseur, NC went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 7. 2016.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 12 noon-1:30 p.m. at Joyce-Brady Funeral Chapel in Bennett. The graveside service will be 2 p.m. at Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery in Ramseur, NC with Rev. Thurman Williams and Tony Jessup officiating.

Jean was born on June 20, 1934 in Randolph Co., NC to the late William Raymond Jessup and Margaret Russell Davis. Jean worked and retired from Chatham Foods after 40 years of service. He loved playing the autoharp and gardening. He was a member of Love of God Ministries.

He is survived by his daughter, Martha Ellen Jessup of the home; one sister & three brothers: Phoebe J. Burkheart of Asheboro, NC; David Jessup and Joyce of Ramseur, NC; Tony Jessup & Ardith of Daniels, WV; Russell Jessup & Donna of Lansing, NC. He is also survived by two grandchildren: Brook F. Farlow of Asheboro, NC and Brandi F. Hagerman of Asheboro, NC and 4 great-grandchildren: Madison Farlow, Caroline Farlow. Kendall Hagerman, and Morgan Hagerman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Williams Jessup and two sisters, Judith J. Pugh and Dolores Lambert and a two brothers, Noel “Tommy” Jessup and Edward “Johnny” Jessup.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice House of Randolph County, P.O. Box 9,
Asheboro, NC 27204-0009 or Love of God Ministries, 196 Emmanuel Church Rd., Seagrove, NC 27341.

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Joyce-Brady Chapel of Bennett, NC is honored to serve the Jessup family.

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