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Roselawn Funeral Home & Roselawn Memorial Gardens

5350 Nw Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN

OBITUARY

Jean Carol Ussery

July 2, 1943September 4, 2019
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Jean Carol McKinnon Ussery , 76, peacefully passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in the presence of her children.

Mrs. Ussery was born July 2, 1943 in Douglas, GA to the late Micajah McKinnon and Mary McKinnon. She married her love, Kenneth Ussery, September 15, 1962. She dedicated her life to raising her children and taking care of her husband. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ussery; father and mother in law, Theotis and Rose Ussery; brother, Cecil McKinnon; sister Frances Gillis; sister-in-law, Juanita Cramer and brothers-in-law Donald Gillis, Ronnie Meeks, Carlton Ussery, Garland Ussery and Bob Cramer.

Jean loved all of her family dearly, especially her grandchildren. She spent many years caring for her husband who passed with cancer. They both enjoyed traveling, gardening and collecting antiques together in their free time. They were blessed with 52 years of marriage.

Survivors include her children, Michael Ussery (daughter-in- law Shannon) and Kimberly Warnick (son-in-law Thomas); grandchildren, Samantha Howe, Garrett Howe, Carson Ussery, Caitlyn Ussery, Katy Warnick and Karoline Warnick; Brothers, Donnie McKinnon and Ronnie McKinnon; Sister, Beverly Meeks; Sister-in-Laws, Linda McKinnon, Joy McKinnon and Fonda Ussery; Brother-in-Law, Wayne Ussery, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services to Celebrate Mrs. Ussery will be at One O’clock the afternoon of Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Clardy officiating. Placement will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. In addition to floral tributes, donations may be made to Alzheimers Tennessee at www.alztennessee.org/give/memorials-other-gifts/memorial-gifts. Friends are cordially invited to visitation from Twelve Thirty until the service begins at One O’clock at Roselawn Funeral Home, 5350 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, 615-893-2742.

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Service to Celebrate Sunday, September 8, 2019

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Jeff, Linda, Wallis, Kim . Elle Cramer

September 7, 2019

Aunt Jean and Uncle Ken were always there when we were were growing up when I (Jeff Cramer) and later my family saw them at reunions . They were the youngest of my Moms sibling and were always up for a fun time with family. We will always have so many great memories about Aunt Jean and Uncle Ken seem like they were always together and now we know they be together again ,

We will always love and remember Jean

tim cramer

September 7, 2019

Aunt Jean was a sweet and wonderful lady. She and Uncle Ken were a wonderful influence on our lives. We will miss them but never forget them. Love to all of you. The Tim Cramers

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Biography

Jean Carol McKinnon Ussery , 76, peacefully passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in the presence of her children.

Mrs. Ussery was born July 2, 1943 in Douglas, GA to the late Micajah McKinnon and Mary McKinnon. She married her love, Kenneth Ussery, September 15, 1962. She dedicated her life to raising her children and taking care of her husband. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ussery; father and mother in law, Theotis and Rose Ussery; brother, Cecil McKinnon; sister Frances Gillis; sister-in-law, Juanita Cramer and brothers-in-law Donald Gillis, Ronnie Meeks, Carlton Ussery, Garland Ussery and Bob Cramer.

Jean loved all of her family dearly, especially her grandchildren. She spent many years caring for her husband who passed with cancer. They both enjoyed traveling, gardening and collecting antiques together in their free time. They were blessed with 52 years of marriage.

Survivors include her children, Michael Ussery (daughter-in- law Shannon) and Kimberly Warnick (son-in-law Thomas); grandchildren, Samantha Howe, Garrett Howe, Carson Ussery, Caitlyn Ussery, Katy Warnick and Karoline Warnick; Brothers, Donnie McKinnon and Ronnie McKinnon; Sister, Beverly Meeks; Sister-in-Laws, Linda McKinnon, Joy McKinnon and Fonda Ussery; Brother-in-Law, Wayne Ussery, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services to Celebrate Mrs. Ussery will be at One O’clock the afternoon of Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Dr. Jim Clardy officiating. Placement will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. In addition to floral tributes, donations may be made to Alzheimers Tennessee at www.alztennessee.org/give/memorials-other-gifts/memorial-gifts. Friends are cordially invited to visitation from Twelve Thirty until the service begins at One O’clock at Roselawn Funeral Home, 5350 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37129, 615-893-2742.