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Jesse Allen James

• Jul 9, 2018 at 11:11 AM

NORTON, VA - Jesse Allen James, 75, was born in Verdi, KY to the late Sparkle Robinson and Allen James, Jr.  He was called home on July 3, 2018. 

Jesse was a longtime member of Chestnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and sang in the choir.  He was a retired Materials Management Supervisor for Bell Atlantic (formerly C&P Telephone Co., which is now Verizon).

Jesse is survived by his former wife, Bernice Livingston James, his children: Tonya Teasley, Gregory James, Sr., Gwendolyn James, and Crystal (Keith) Babb; a brother, Terry Young, 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, a niece, Terran Young, and a special friend, Rusty Hayes.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 PM Wednesday, July 11 at the Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home in Norton. A funeral service will follow at 1 PM in the funeral home chapel.  Burial will be at the Laurel Grove Cemetery.

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