Jessie Eulenia Dean, age 78, was born on May 15, 1941 to Dewey and Martha Beyer Smith in Crossville, TN. She passed away on June 1, 2019. She was a RN for over 20 years and a licensed pilot. Jessie enjoyed going on cruises and entertaining, hosting large parties at her house. Her grandchildren stole her heart and Marley was the “apple of her eye”.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Warren Dean; children, Bryan Dean (Tracy); son-in-law, Victor Whitney; grandchildren, Holly Pfaffly (Wayne) and Marley Dean; and siblings, Vancieneta Wisdom, John Lee Smith, Delmer Ray Smith, Linda Moffett, Vel Burgess, and Nowell Smith.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark Dean; daughter, Kim Whitney; and siblings, Robert Smith, Margaret Sherrill, Alfonso Smith, Frankie Smith, Vernon Lane Smith, and Ronnie Smith.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 11:00 to 1:00 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services for Jessie will also be held on Thursday following visitation with Roland Smith and Billy Kemp officiating. She will be laid to rest in Lantana Cemetery.