Estil Jessee, 87, of Columbia, KY died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at T.J. Health Columbia. Born in Metcalfe County, he was the son of the late Carver and Nellie Estes Jessee.
Mr. Jessee was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, serving as the oldest Usher for several years, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver for Shell Oil Co. and a farmer. He loved his tractor and being involved with tractor shows in the area, winning many awards.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Lewis Jessee; a brother, Autrice Jessee; and a sister, Beatrice Hagan.
Wife: Gladys Davis Jessee, Columbia, KY
1 step-daughter: Jane Reed, Columbia, KY
Funeral Service: 12:00pmCT on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Patton officiating
Burial: Antioch Cemetery
Visitation: Friday after 9:00amCT
Pallbearers: Bradford Bailey, John Ballou, Wendell Jessee, Tony Jessee, Daryl Bradshaw and Donnie Bennett
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Green River Animal Shelter or the Adair County Family Resource Center. Donations may be left at the funeral home.