Jessie Lee English

Published 4:01 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Mr. Jessie Lee English, 90, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, at his home in Atmore. 

Mr. English was a native and life-long resident of Atmore. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired as a corrections officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections with 36 years of service.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Effie Buckhault English; parents, John and Sudie Mae English; three sisters, Edith English Ardis, Inez English Buckhault and Annie English Grant; and two brothers, James English and LB English. 

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He is survived by one son, John Lee (Christie) English of Atmore; two daughters, Patsy (Kenny) Taylor of Atmore and Linda Sue (Ronald) Baggett of Atmore; one brother, Hugo (Eunie) English of Flomaton; one sister, Juanita English (Earl) Gunn of Huxford; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held December 10, 2019, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel with Pastor David Cooper officiating. 

Burial followed at the Miller Cemetery.

Visitation was held December 10, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. 

Pallbearers were John English, Jared English, Josh Baggett, Justin Taylor, Colbie English and Wyatt Baker. 

Honorary pallbearers were Dylan Baggett, Riley Baggett and Chance Baggett. 

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.