James

June 5, 1940 ~ September 17, 2022

Born in: Edmonton, KY
Resided in: Edmonton, KY

James Maxie Jessie, 82 of Edmonton, a lifelong resident of Metcalfe County was born June 5, 1940 and passed away Saturday, September 18, 2022 at Tj Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, Kentucky. Maxie was the son of the late Merdil and Lannie England Jessie. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Lois Jessie whom he married July 12, 1958. She passed away March 31, 2007. He was also preceded in death by an infant son Tony.
Maxie is survived by his four daughters. Vicky Costello (Vincent) of Edmonton, Donnitta Anderson of Glasgow, Rita Lenharr (David) of Edmonton and Patty Benjamin (Neil) of Edmonton. One son, James “Jim” Jessie Jr., of Edmonton. Eleven grandchildren. Darrell Anderson (Kristina), Maxie Anderson, April Marrow, Henry Anderson, Brian Benjamin, Scotty Costello, Tracy Costello, Tammy Harper (Scotty), Vicky Costello, Amanda Bays and Carolann Bowles. Eighteen great grandchildren, Seven great great grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Jessie will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, September 21st with burial in the Nickols Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9:30 AM, Wednesday until service time at the funeral home.
Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Jessie. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at www.butlermemorials.com.

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  1. I will always remember Maxie for being the nicest Paterson. He always had a joke to tell to make you smile, he loved to pick on any and everyone. He was the one who made you laugh and feel loved when you was around him. Maxie rolled his own cigarettes for as long as I can remember, that’s how I tell my uncles who are deaf who I am talking about. Just a couple of things I remember most. I always loved visiting Uncle Maxie and Aunt Lois’ house and they always loved for me to be there ! I will hold on to these memories ! I’m so glad you are reunited with Aunt Lois but you will be greatly missed, Love always and forever. Your “SUDIEPOO”(my nickname from Maxie)

  2. Sorry to hear about my great-uncle but now I know he with his mom, brothers and sisters and nephews and sisters. He was a good man and he always reminded me of my grandpa (his brother) always laughing and doesn’t matter where you at he always knew you. Never met a stranger.

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