OBITUARY

William Jes Pressley

August 19, 1932March 27, 2021

Mr. William Jes Pressley, 88, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at his home.

Mr. Pressley was born August 19, 1932 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Sammy Pressley and Maybelle Blakenship Pressley. He was a member of Spring Hill Church and was retired from MBM Trucking. Mr. Pressley was a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Camp, a son, Phillip Pressley, and a grandson, Walter Camp.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Kelley Pressley; children, Carolyn Farmer, Karen Sundberg, and William David Pressley; grandchildren, Crystal Pitts Dimayuga, Ronnie Farmer Jr., Brian Farmer, Marvin “Bo” Camp, Samuel Booker, Tony Booker, Chrissy Pressley Smith, Bubba Pressley, Phillip Pressley Jr., and Michael Pressley; 11 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; brother, Riley Pressley; and several nieces and nephews.

The graveside service, with Military honors, will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Shadowlawn Cemetery with Preacher Jody Mitchell officiating.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

  • FAMILY

  • Margaret Marie Kelley Pressley, Wife
  • Carolyn Farmer, Daughter
  • Karen Sundberg, Daughter
  • William David Pressley, Son
  • Cathy Camp, Daughter (deceased)
  • Phillip Pressley, Son (deceased)
  • Riley Pressley, Brother
  • Additional family members of Mr. William Jess Pressley include his grandchildren, Crystal Pitts Dimayuga, Ronnie Farmer Jr., Brian Farmer, Marvin “Bo” Camp, Walter Camp (Deceased), Samuel Booker, Tony Booker, Chrissy Pressley Smith, Bubba Pressley, Phillip Pressley Jr., and Michael Pressley; 11 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; brother, Riley Pressley; and several nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Graveside Funeral Service with Military Honors

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Judy Wright

April 12, 2021

I am saddened to hear about death of this wonderful man. I smile when I think of his sweet smile. He was always a gentlemen. Prayers for his wife and family. Rest in Peace Mr. Pressley.

Biography

Mr. William Jes Pressley, 88, of LaGrange, GA passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at his home.

Mr. Pressley was born August 19, 1932 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Sammy Pressley and Maybelle Blakenship Pressley. He was a member of Spring Hill Church and was retired from MBM Trucking. Mr. Pressley was a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Camp, a son, Phillip Pressley, and a grandson, Walter Camp.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Kelley Pressley; children, Carolyn Farmer, Karen Sundberg, and William David Pressley; grandchildren, Crystal Pitts Dimayuga, Ronnie Farmer Jr., Brian Farmer, Marvin “Bo” Camp, Samuel Booker, Tony Booker, Chrissy Pressley Smith, Bubba Pressley, Phillip Pressley Jr., and Michael Pressley; 11 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; brother, Riley Pressley; and several nieces and nephews.

The graveside service, with Military honors, will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Shadowlawn Cemetery with Preacher Jody Mitchell officiating.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636