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Jessie May


March 22, 1925
April 28, 2020


Jessie Florene May 95, of Centralia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Centralia Manor. On March 22, 1925, she was born the daughter of Clark and Goldie (Shoemaker) Roberson. She married the love of her life, Raymond May on March 12, 1966 in Ashley.

Jessie was a loving mother to Carla Rae Harbour and husband Ron of Camroe, Tx, Alana McConnell and husband Dale of Centralia; cherished grandmother to several grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Clark and Goldie Roberson; husband Raymond May; sister Hazel White.

Jessie’s greatest joy was loving the Lord and being an active member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Centralia. Jessie was a devoted homemaker to her family, and always had a beauty shop within her home. She helped make people feel beautiful up until she the great age of 79. Doing hair wasn’t her only passion she loved all dogs and her favorite thing to be called was Grandma Jessie.

A private entombment at Hillcrest Memorial Park was held by her family. Celebration of life services will be held at a later date. The family asks that you consider in Jessie’s memory memorial contributions to First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Centralia. Arrangements are under the care of Irvin Macz Funeral Home in Centralia. Online condolences and memories of Jessie may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.