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Mary Catherine (Compton) Jessie

December 19, 1938 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 80)

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Mary Catherine Jessie, 80, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 6:14 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Goshen Hospital in Goshen, IN. She was born on December 19, 1938 in Jewel Ridge, VA to Bud & Maggie (Helton) Compton.

She grew up in Virginia & West Virginia and attended high school in West Virginia. She was married on February 27, 1958 in Bluefield, VA to Gene Joseph Jessie who survives. She was a homemaker and formerly lived in Elkhart before moving to Syracuse.

She is survived by:

Husband – Gene Jessie of Syracuse

Daughter – Sandi (Jerry) Beery of Syracuse

Son- David (Charlotte) Jessie of Syracuse

5 Grand & 7 Gt. Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister – Doris Norris, and 2 brothers – Glen & Harold Compton.

No public services will be held. Private family graveside services will take place in the Union Center Cemetery in Nappanee, IN with Pastor Bob Wyman officiating. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.

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