Obituary of Jessie Ross-Swimmer
Jessie Ross-Swimmer, 75, of the Big Cove Community went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 3, 2017.
She was preceded in death by her parents, McKinley Ross and Lillie Mae Wahnetah and step father, John Wahnetah; and her brother, Bob Ross.
She was a member of Yellowhill Baptist Church. She was a God fearing woman, a loving sister, aunt, mother, and friend.
Jessie is survived by her husband of 50 years, Virgil Swimmer; two daughters, Tracy Swimmer and Tina Swimmer; granddaughter, Taran Swimmer; sisters, Mary Visage and husband Wayne, Gig McCoy; half-brothers, Stanley Ross and Franklin Ross; sisters-in-law, Merina Swimmer, Flora Bradley and husband H.J., Marilyn French; brother-in-law, Don Swimmer; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday at Yellowhill Baptist Church. Brothers Foreman Bradley and James (Bo) Parris will officiate with burial in the Yellowhill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11am to 2 pm Friday at the church.
Nephews will be pallbearers.
Crisp Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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