Marsha L. Jessee

Private family viewing for Marsha L. Jessee, 60, Lawrence will be at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at home.

She was born July 16, 1955 in Kansas City, MO the daughter of Alvin and Ethel Marie (Moore) Baxter.

She was a bus driver for the Lawrence Seniors and for the Lawrence School District.

She enjoyed cooking and baking and recently completed a Master Chef program. She also enjoyed painting. She was a member of the Audubon Society.

She married Richard Jessee on July 16, 1976 in El Paso, TX. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Aaron Jessee, Skylor Jessee, both of Lawrence; three sisters, Christine Frans, Donna Perkins and Faye O’Conner; brother, Jimmy Baxter; nephews, Spencer Gleese III, Jesse Pacheco; and nieces Chrisandra Baxter and Mary Sledge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Marsha Jessee Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary.


3 Condolences

  1. Nancy Hubble and Thomas Kellogg on December 23, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    She brightened every place she occupied. Her flashing smile and quiet courage were memorable in this sometimes grey world. She was a great lady.
    Our condolences for her passing.
    Nancy and Thomas

  2. Jan Pool on December 24, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    Aaron and Family,

    Marsha’s heart is one of the biggest I have ever known.

    Love to you, and to Anna.

    Jan Pool and Family

  3. Marvin Voth on December 29, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Dear Richard,
    I’m sorry about your recent loss. Please accept my condolences. Marsha was a courageous woman. Call me at 842-4509 if you want to talk.
    Your friend,

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