Jessie L. Carrick, 92, of Medina and formerly of Nova, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Western Reserve Masonic Community, Medina. She was born August 26, 1921 in Nova, daughter of the late Claton and Rena (Landon) Biddinger. She lived most of her life in Elyria and Amherst. Jessie was a 1939 graduate of Nova High School. She had been a bookkeeper for Travel Mart, Elyria for many years. She was also a former clerk at Sears in Elyria. Jessie was a member of the Eastern Star Stone City Chapter, Amherst, for over 50 years. She was a charter member of the Community United Methodist Church in Elyria, where she sang in the choir. She also belonged to the Amherst Community Choir. Jessie enjoyed music. She played the trombone in high school and also played the piano and organ. Jessie took great joy in her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Dale (Kathryn) Carrick of Vermilion; her daughter-in-law, Mary Carrick of Pensacola, Florida; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three nieces and nephews; six great-nieces and nephews; 10 great-great nieces and nephews; three great-great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Howard Carrick; her son, David Carrick; her sister, Laverne Snyder; brother, LaRue Biddinger; and infant sister, Evelyn.
Friends may call from 4 until 8 P.M., Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, where an Eastern Star service will be held at 7:30 P.M., Wednesday. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M., Thursday, July 10, 2014, with Pastor Don Lare, of the Community United Methodist Church, Elyria and Pastor Nick Cacciatore of the Vermilion Evangelical and Reformed Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Nova Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Community United Methodist Church, 680 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.