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Jessie Sharpless (Cheyney) Green was born April 6, 1908 in Wilkes Barre,
Penn. The daughter of Jesse S. and Laura May (Smith) Cheyney, she grew up
and attended school in Pennsylvania graduating from high school in Wilkes
She moved to Dallas in 1928.
Jessie married Wayne Harold Green on Sept. 16, 1932 at the First
Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas. Jessie and Wayne made their home in
Dallas until 1989 when they moved to Sealy.
Wayne preceded Jessie in death on May 26, 1995.
A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Jessie enjoyed being a homemaker and
raising her daughter, Nancy. She was an active member of the First
Presbyterian Church while they lived in Dallas, and enjoyed traveling and
reading. She also supported and contributed to the Gordon Memorial Library.
Jessie passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2006 in the Memorial Hermann - Katy
Hospital at the age of 98.
She is survived by her daughter  Nancy Bush and her husband, Bill, of Sealy;
grandson  William M. Bush, III, and his wife, Julie, of Fort Worth; and
great grandsons  Cameron Wayne Bush and Connor Bush, also of Fort Worth; and
many other dear friends and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Ellen
Cheyney and a brother, Ralph Cheyney.
Graveside Service was 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2006 in the Sealy Cemetery
with Mr. Jerome Losack, officiating.
Schmidt Funeral Home of Bellville was in charge of arrangements.
Posted by Joy Neely


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