Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Lee Strong, 80, of
Livingston, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday,
March 7, 2009, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in the
Burristown community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Saturday from 9 A.M until time of services.
Mrs. Strong passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at
Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, TN.
She was born May 10, 1928, in Clay County, TN, to the late
Docia Mae Goad. On December 22, 1945, she was married to
the late Edward Strong, who passed away October 19, 1997.
She was a retired factory worker, and a member of the Church
In addition to her husband and mother, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: James Michael Strong; and 2 Brothers: Vester
and Carlos Goad.
Survivors include 3 Daughters: Linda Mort of Cookeville,
TN, Patty (Charles) Thompson of Livingston, TN, and Carol
(James) Ledford of Livingston, TN; 7 Grandchildren: Jeff
Scantland, Tracey McCullah, Kelly Thompson, Kim Matthews,
Jacob Stephens, Michael Ledford, and Jamie Ledford; 3 Great-
Grandchildren: Briley Scantland, Andrew Scantland, and
Robyn McCullah; and 2 Sisters: Anna Mae (Don) McWaters of
Cookeville, TN, and Ethel (Carl) Masters of Livingston, TN.
Bro. Ken Williams will officiate at the services.
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