Jessie Ross-Swimmer – obituary

by Jul 5, 2017OBITUARIES0 comments

Jessie Ross-Swimmer, 75, of the Big Cove Community, went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 3, 2017.


She was preceded in death by her parents, McKinley Ross and Lillie Mae Wahnetah; step-father, John Wahnetah; and her brother, Bob Ross.


She was a member of Yellowhill Baptist Church. She was a God-fearing woman, a loving sister, aunt, mother, and friend.


Jessie is survived by her husband of 50 years, Virgil Swimmer; two daughters, Tracy Swimmer and Tina Swimmer; granddaughter, Taran Swimmer; sisters, Mary Visage and husband Wayne, Gig McCoy; half-brothers, Stanley Ross and Franklin Ross; sisters-in-law, Merina Swimmer, Flora Bradley and husband H.J., Marilyn French; brother-in-law, Don Swimmer; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Friday, July 7 at Yellowhill Baptist Church. Brothers Foreman Bradley and James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Yellowhill Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 11am – 2pm Friday at the church.


Nephews will be pallbearers.


Crisp Funeral Home is assisting the family.