JESSE FRANCES MAGEE
Jessie Frances Magee, age 94, of Eolia, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 15 at the Eolia Baptist Church, with Rev. Robert (Bob) Knight and Rev. Barry Pfitzer officiating. Burial will be in the Edgewood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.
She was born Nov. 10, 1919 in Cyrene, the daughter of William Daniel and Elizabeth Leona Bibb Worthington. She married Willard Ogden Magee on April 23, 1938. He preceded her in death in 1988.
Survivors include daughters Annette M. Conrad and husband Robert of Eolia, Hettie M. Hall and husband Benny of Eolia; nine grandchildren Mark W. Windmiller and wife Joyce, Cheryl Nutt and husband Lane, Jeffrey D. Windmiller and Tari Lawson, Susan Jane Lagemann and husband Larry, Robert Hall and wife Suzanne, Jason Hall and wife Lynn, Erik Magee and wife Angela, Patrick Magee and Jaime Beaudin, and Seanan Thatcher and husband Daniel; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great- great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son Willard Lanny Magee; siblings Bill Worthington, Garnet Worthington, Clare Worthington, Hazel Shifflett, Loura Herndon, Eloise Hornung, and L.D. Worthington.
Jessie grew up in the Bowling Green area. She lived in Ashley for a short period after she married and lived most of her adult life in Eolia. She was a faithful member of the Eolia Baptist Church. Jessie will be remembered for her cooking; especially her rolls, and was known throughout the area for delivering meals to the elderly citizens in Eolia. She was on the Pike County Nurses Education Fund board, as well as a member of the Aeolian GFWC. She was always willing to help people in need, regardless of who they were, seeing only the good in people. Jessie and Willard operated the Magee fur and root business in Eolia, which enabled them to travel to other parts of the world. Above all, Jessie loved her Lord Jesus Christ, family, and her community.
Memorials may be made to the Pike County Nursing Education Fund, Edgewood Cemetery, Eolia Baptist Church or the Clopton Alumni Association.
Online condolences may be left at www.muddveach.com