Zack Donald Jessie


Mr. Zack Donald Jessie, age 85, of Morehead, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Rob Mountain Road in Morehead, Kentucky.

Donald was born on Tuesday, December 10, 1935 in Carter County, Kentucky to the late Arnold Jessie and Mary Magdeline Eden Jessie.

Donald retired from Bass Hawk Boat Factory. He was a member of Dry Branch Church of God, Donald loved going to church, helping folks, gardening, using his chainsaw and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Donald is preceded in death by his first wife of 41 years, Mary Susan Warner Jessie. Two brothers, Willis Jessie and Floyd Jessie. One grandson, Austin Jessie.

He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Garnett Gillum Jessie. Three sons, Kendall Jessie of Grayson, Kentucky, Scottie Edward Dunn of Amarillo, Texas and Steven Kelly Dunn of Morehead, Kentucky. Three sisters, Eddie Lee Greenhill, Emily Black and Brenda (Jack) Evans all of Olive Hill, Kentucky. Ten grandchildren, Amber, Amanda, Eric, Kathrine, Dylan, Dakota, Rowdy, Lexxa, Addison and Hunter Steven. Nine great-grandchildren, a very special friend, Anthony Jessie, along with a host of other family members, church family and friends who will sadly mourn his passing.

Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, August 22, 2021 at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky with Brother Herbie Lewis, Brother Steve Madden and Brother Gary Madden officiating. Burial will follow in Bowen Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may visit after 6 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021 and after 10 a.m. on Sunday at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Hunter Dunn, Steven Dunn, Preston Hall, Alvin Kidd, Anthony Jessie, David Debord and Bobby Gillum will serve as pallbearers.

Ray Glover, Bill Hall, Timmy Brown, Greg Kiser, Paul Stegall and Tim Hamilton will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, we ask that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.

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