Jessie Elizabeth Cornett Helton died peacefully at home at the age of 95 in St. Clairsville, Ohio, on Sept. 30, 2019.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rhoda and Bill Cornett, husband Dorvan Helton, and her four brothers Dan, James, Oscar and Jason. She is survived by her children, Angela Hatfield, Rhoda (Mike) Meador, Dorvan (Mary Ann) Helton, Jr., her sister Ollie (Bobby) Morgan, grandchildren David and Donna Helton, Aaron Hatfield, Tristan and Lauren Meador, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Jessie had a passion for her husband and her family and loved politics, life-long learning, painting and travel.
Jessie was born on Jan. 28, 1924, in Yerkes, Kentucky. Jessie was adored by those who grew to know her. She and her husband, Dorvan, were best friends and enjoyed many wonderful years together.
Family and friends will be received at the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 W. Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio 430950, on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 from 3 p.m. until time of service at 6 p.m. with Rev. James Hoff officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Belmont County Humane Society or St. Paul’s United Methodist Church by going to TMCFunding.com. Share your thoughts and memories of Jessie with the family at carechapel.com.