Dorothy “Dottie” Jessie

Rosedale Drive

Dorothy M. “Dottie” Jessie, 71, of Rosedale Drive, died Friday, September 4, 2015, at her home.

Dottie was born November 11, 1943 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, the daughter of Harry and Bertha Fishburn Huddleston. She first married William W. Jessie. After his death, she married Hazel D. Grissom.

Dottie was a member of Columbus General Baptist Church and was a devoting and loving mother and grandmother.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Glenn Poynter officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation through the funeral home.

Survivors include her son, Mark W. Jessie of Columbus; step daughter, Robin (Randy) Sowders of Greensburg; brothers, Paul Douglas (Bridgette) Huddleston of Azalia, Edward Huddleston of Columbus, William (Wanda) Huddleston of Columbus, Noah Jewell Huddleston of Columbus and Eugene (Jean) Huddleston of North Vernon; a sister, Edith (Clarence) Durham of Seymour; grandson, Jason Jessie; and step-grandchildren, Delmer Andrew Sowders and Trevor Sowders.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William W. Jessie; second husband, Hazel D. Grissom; and a sister, Anne Piper.

You are invited to view her video tribute after 4 p.m. Tuesday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.