Celebrating the life of JESSIE JR. WASHINGTON
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Jessie Washington, Jr.
Date of Birth: May 16, 1926
Place of Birth: Murdock, Florida, later moved to Brooksville in 1928.
Parents: The late Jessie and Ollie Washington
Marriage: Gussie Delaine, 58 years
Church Affiliation: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Education: Hernando County Schools
Occupation: Field Foreman for Florida Citrus until retirement
Tour of Duty: United States Navy, 1944- 1946
Bro. Washington was a kind, loving and quiet person. He leaves to mourn his passing, a loving and devoted wife Gussie; one son, Jessie Kincade (Marie) of Fayetteville, N.C.; two daughters (twins) Sylvia and Sandra; four sisters Elmira Blount, Margaret Brooks, Maggie Robinson all of Brooksville, FL and Maxine Powell of St. Petersburg, FL; one brother, Thomas Washington (Bertha) of Ocala, FL; seven grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends.
Viewing: Friday, February 8, 2008 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ~ Brooksville Funeral Chapel ~ 830 School Street ~ Brooksville, FL
Services: Saturday, February 9, 2008 ~ 11:00 a.m. Bethlehem Progressive Baptist Church ~ 666 South Brooksville Avenue ~ Brooksville, FL ~ Rev. Cecill A. Hubbert, Pastor ~ Officiating
Interment: Spring Hill Cemetery ~ Brooksville, FL