Jessie A. McRoy, daughter of the late Albert and Mabel Ramsey Lay, was born in Vanduser on Jan. 26, 1917, and died at the Golden Living Center in Dexter on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at the age of 90.
Mrs. McRoy had lived most of her life in Stoddard County. She attended the First Nazarene Church in Dexter.
She was married to Charley McRoy in Bell City, and he preceded her in death on march 26, 1985.
Surviving are one son, Charles McRoy of Dudley; two grandchildren and spouses, Kenneth and Angela Ortt, and Scott and Bessie McRoy; three great-grandchildren, Ashley Soles, Chasity Davis and Eric Ortt; one great-great-grandson, Owen Davis; two brothers, Hugh Lay of Bloomfield and A.C. Lay of Dexter.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, Maggie Lay, Joyce Spurgeon, Sis Rampley and Dude Burkhart.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Roger Wooten of Dexter officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.