Mrs. Jessie was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elyria, had served as past president of Missionary Guild, was a former member of O.E.S and Stow Alliance Fellowship, where she taught Bible study for 27 years. Adored by her children and grandchildren, she loved to cook and bake and had a very curious mind and loved learning new things. She had a lovely singing voice and cherished her little Jack Russell dog, Teddy. She had a kind and gentle heart, and her grace and elegance will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Iva (Newman) Faulkner; and sisters, Edith Garrard and Francine Petty.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Anthony; sons, Mark (Jackie) and David (Rosaelena); former daughter-in-law, Karen; grandchildren, Heather, Darin, Sarah, Jessica, Hannah and Stephen; sisters, Sharon Kay Foster and Gayla Dawn Catron; brother, Robert Faulkner; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to Redmon Funeral Home, 3633 Darrow Road (Rt. 91), in Stow, for visitation Thursday, November 15, 2012, from 5 until 7 P.M., where Pastor W. Keith McKnight will conduct the service Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10 A.M. Burial will be at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.