June 24, 1923 - July 27, 2021
Tew- Jessie Bunn Tew, age 98, of Starke, Florida passed away July 27, 2021 at Custead Hospice Care in Orange Park, FL with her loving family by her side. She was born in Nashville, North Carolina on June 24, 1923 to the late Robert Elmo Bunn and Mary Elizabeth Gardner Bunn. Later, Jessie relocated to Virginia where she met the love of her life Homer Leon Tew, Sr. while he was stationed with the United States Navy. Jessie and Homer were married on February 12, 1944 and they resided in Virginia for many years raising their sons. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Stars in Virginia Beach for several years and volunteered as a Pink Lady at the DePaul Hospital. After retirement, Jessie and Homer enjoyed traveling and decided to relocate to Starke, FL where they have resided since 1982. Jessie was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Starke where she loved serving and worshipping her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was very crafty with her hands and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, and fishing. More than anything, Jessie loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Homer Leon Tew, Sr.; son, Homer Leon Tew, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Theresa Tew; brothers, Harold Vincent Bunn, I.B. Bunn, R.E. Bunn, Gardener Bunn, and David Andrew Bunn; sisters, Dot Pitt and Lucille Hogshire; and great grandson, Truett Michael Hatcher. Jessie is survived by her son, David (Donna) Edmond Tew of Starke, FL; her grandchildren, Amanda Lee Tew, Kristen (Harry) Hatcher IV, Michael David (Holly) Tew, Brian Leon Tew. her great grandchildren, Sadie Rose Tew, Anniston Grace Hatcher, Callan Dean Tew, Parker Faith Hatcher. A Celebration of Jessie’s Life will be held on Tuesday August 3, 2021 at 11:00 am at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Pastor Harry Hatcher III officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery in Starke, Florida. The family will receive friends an hour prior at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Custead Hospice Care Center in Orange Park, FL. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke, Fl. 904-964-5757. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the family’s guest book.
Tew- Jessie Bunn Tew, age 98, of Starke, Florida passed away July 27, 2021 at Custead Hospice Care in Orange Park, FL with her loving family by her side. She was born in Nashville, North Carolina on June 24, 1923 to the late Robert Elmo Bunn... View Obituary & Service Information
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