In Memory

Jessell Lee Frank Bailey (Lawn Longhorns) - Class Of 1943

Jessell Lee Frank Bailey (Lawn Longhorns)

Jessell Lee Frank Bailey

April 13, 1924 - December 13, 2003

 

 

Obituary:  Jessell Bailey
Jessell L. F. lived his life for the Lord.  He was raised in Abilene, Texas; served our country in the Navy during the Korean War and World War II.
 

He married Monzelle Greer on December 24, 1953 in Cisco, Texas where he was a teacher.  Jessell and Monzelle moved to Garland in 1959. 

Jessell retired from Presbyterian Hospital in May 1989.  Jessell then returned to his love of teaching until his sudden illness September 21, 2003.  Jessell fought his battle until December 13 when he went to be  with his Lord. 

Jessell loved his family and is survived by his wife of Garland; one daughter, Mona Caswell and her husband Bill  of Midland; one grandson Benjamin of Midland; one granddaughter, Brandy Mertink and husband John of Midland; and one great -grandson, Brock of Midland.  Jessell is also survived by three brothers; Hershel, Richard, and James; three sisters Nona, Letha, and Bobbie; many nieces and nephews, and host of friends who will miss him greatly. 

Family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Monday, December 15,  2003 at Restland Funeral Home.  Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 16, 2003 at Orchard Hills Baptist Church, 3033 Saturn  Rd, Garland, TX 75041

December 16, 2003 Tuesday
Jessell Lee Frank Bailey

Garland:  Jessell Lee Frank Bailey, 79, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003. Services are 2 p.m. today at Orchard Hills Baptist Church in Garland with burial following. Arrangements are by Restland Funeral Home in Dallas.
Henry Oncal Barton