Jessie Tisdale


Jessie Tisdale, 89, of Kilgore completed her earthly journey in her home on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Private family services will be held at a later time.

Jessie was born on October 22, 1929, in Coushatta, LA to Jessie B. and Lottie Lee. She graduated from high school in Louisiana. She and her husband owned several businesses during their marriage until their retirement. Jessie was a member of the Kilgore Garden Club. Her family was the source of her strength and spending time with them was when she was happiest.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Jennye Hayes of Kilgore; grandchildren, Jennifer Davidson of Liberty City, Joseph "Mike" McCubbin of Kilgore and John McCubbin of AR. Also, left to numerous one her legacy are several great and great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other loving family members.

Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, husband Maurice Tisdale, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Heart to Heart Hospice and her caregivers, Neosho English and Jennie Funk for their loving and compassionate care of Jessie during the final days of her journey.

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