Carter County Times | Deanna Alleen Jessie
Mrs. Deanna Alleen Jessie, 64, of Olive Hill, Ky., died Wednesday, May 24, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
She was born on December 14, 1957 in Bainbridge, Ohio to the late Harold Emmans and Mildred Dorthy Cooper Jessie. She enjoyed researching genealogy, providing knowledge of health care resources, solitary,
Deanna is survived by her daughter, Tessa Jessie of Olive Hill, KY; one brother, Randall Dean Jessie of Olive Hill, Kentucky; one sister, Delena Wilson of South Shore, Kentucky; one niece, Kaitlyn Jacquel Jones; one nephew, Christopher Justin (CJ) Wilson; a great-nephew, Brier Kent Jones.
Deanna has led a lifelong career in healthcare as an asset passionately sharing her knowledge of medical resources to help patients and their families gain access to affordable care to improve their quality of life. She was appointed to the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission by Governor Bevin, recognized as Colonel of Kentucky, served on the Kentucky Native Peoples Committee and the Bluegrass Legal Aid Board of Directors. Deanna loved everyone she met and appreciated their presence in her life. She enjoyed doing genealogy research, sharing her vast knowledge of her Cherokee family tree, her loner, and spending time with friends and family.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky with Pastor Marcus McCleese and Brother Jerry Barker of the Masonic Lodge. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Friends may visit from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2022 until the 11 a.m. service at Globe Funeral Chapel Kentucky, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.
Randall Jessie, Lincoln Theinhert, Tom Easterling, David Jessie and Larry Cooper will serve as pallbearers.
Russell Collins, Robert Theinert, Marcus McCleese, Jerry Barker, Ed Parker and Kenny Cooper will be the honorary pallbearers.
Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky handles all arrangements for Mrs. Deanna Alleen Jessie.