Jessie Lee (Hicks) Deck

Mar 23, 1941 - Jul 29, 2016

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Independence, KY, and Milford - Jessie Lee (Hicks) Deck, age 75, of Independence, KY, and Milford, ME, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. She was born on March 23, 1941 to the late Oscar Brown and Ova Hicks. Jessie retired from Osram Sylvania, where she worked as a machine operator.
She fostered many children throughout her life, and was always welcoming to anyone. Jessie enjoyed gardening and being outdoors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard, and her special aunt, Delcie Gaw. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Emro; son, Richard (Bonnie) Taylor; her closest sister, Ann Thompson and several other siblings; grandchildren, Crystal (Jeff) Buzzell, Rebecca Howard, Shane (Mary) Dubay, Jeffrey Emro, Candice Emro, Peyton Griffey and Rikki Taylor; five great-grandchildren; and many other loving family members and friends.
Interment will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Old Town. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Published on  July 29, 2017
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