Savanna G. Jessie, 7 years old of Columbus, died at 6:39a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
She was a first-grader at Columbus Signature Academy-Lincoln Elementary School.
She loved to draw, color, her stuffed animals, school, and her cats and dogs.
Funeral services will be on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Don Hamilton officiating.
Family and friends may call from 12:30 p.m. to time of service at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.
Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Jessie Family at barkesweaverglick.com and a video tribute viewed.
Savanna was born on September 27, 2010 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Matthew T. Jessie and Tasha Wooten.
Survivors include her father and stepmother, Matthew T. and Jordan Jessie of Columbus, her mother, Tasha Wooten of Columbus; sisters, Madison Jessie and Abriannah Jessie, brothers, Jayden Jessie, Kaleb Jessie, Xander Wooten, Carson Turner and Keegan Tempest; grandparents, Larry and Debbie Jessie, Debbie Newsom, Melinda Wooten, David and Tressie Turner, and Beth Piercefield; great-grandparents, Nettie Pearl Jessie and Charles and Barbara Turner; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, James Wooten; great-grandmother, Betty Jewell; and great-grandfathers, Billy Jessie and James Jewell.