Jessie W. Linthicum

January 12, 1927August 16, 2013

– Jessie Linthicum, age 86, of San Angelo, passed away Friday, August 16, 2013, while surrounded by her loved ones. Jessie Linthicum was born January 12, 1927 in Ballinger, Texas to Doug and Nettie (Crooks) Williams. Family Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Johnson’s Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 19, 2013 at Johnson’s Funeral Home Chapel with Mills Caraway officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. She married the love of her life, J.H. Linthicum, February 20, 1946. He preceded her in death February 14, 1992. She was also preceded in death by both parents; one sister Jewel Walls; three brothers Jay L. Williams, Shine Williams and Lloyd Williams; and by her special mother in-law, Allie Linthicum and father in-law Millard L. Linthicum. Most of her life Mom was a homemaker raising seven children. Later on in life, Mom and Dad took in many foster children. For several years she worked for Lake View Cafeteria, where she enjoyed visiting with students and staff. She enjoyed singing and whistling songs. Even in her late stages of Alzheimer’s she could remember the words to her favorite songs as well as sing to her family and friends. Jessie is survived by her two sons and their spouses in San Angelo: J.H. (Jody) and Sam Linthicum and Art and Nikki Linthicum; four daughters and their spouses in San Angelo: Wanda Sue and Jerry Brooks, Jan and Joel Mulkey, Connie Linthicum, and Kathy and Randy Howard; one daughter and her spouse in Wimberley: Patricia (Sissy) and Gary Schrader. She is also survived by 35 grandchildren and their spouses: Misty and Bill Stephens, Tammy and Scott Pape, Jessica and Shawn Neader, Jason and Brooke Mulkey, Stacie Burnside, Aaron Linthicum, Marcus and Jeanna Shields, Jadie Hernandez, Chrystal and Jesse Johnson, Jennifer and Stephen Marburger, Regina and Will Hartnett, Kara and Eric Samaniego, Brandi and John Anderson, Heather and Layne Simpson, Kate Schrader, Sam Schiwart, Justin Linthicum, Molly Atnip, Kolton and Sarah Linthicum, Dalton Linthicum, Jessica Flint, Lane Linthicum and Jaylee Linthicum. Her life was even more enriched with her 26 great-grandchildren, one on the way and one great-great grandchild. Pallbearers will be grandsons Jason Mulkey, Justin Linthicum, Kolton Linthicum, Marcus Shields, Dalton Linthicum and Lane Linthicum. Honorary Pallbearer will be Aaron Linthicum. A special thanks to the CNAs and friends at Meadow Creek Nursing Home, Megan with Odyssey Hospice and family friends. Donations may be made in Jessie’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association or the West Texas Boys Ranch. Family and friends may sign the online register book at


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September 13, 2013


Donald Grooms

August 21, 2013

Jody and Art, I am so sorry for you loss; my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Irene Hogan

August 20, 2013

Hard to loose a loved one, but Jessie is with JD now and has a place for us one day. I remember so many fun times our family had with your family. God Bless you all.

August 20, 2013

With deepest sympathy to Sissy and family. Janet Schobel Henderson & Mike (San Angelo, TX)

Harsch Harsch

August 20, 2013

I met Jessie at Meadowcreek Nursing Center. She had the most beautiful eyes and I loved for her to sing. She seemed to touch the lives of people quickly.

Edith & Cliff Moore

August 19, 2013

Jessie was a wonderful, caring lady. Your parents and our parents always had lots of fun together. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

Russell & Charlotte Seitz

August 19, 2013

She was a sweet lady whom we will miss.

Sydonia Pechacek

August 19, 2013

Jody and Art, I am so sorry for you loss; my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time

Shirley & Edwin Smith

August 18, 2013

Mrs Linthicum always had time to talk to me any time we ran into each other. A very remarkable lady. Know she will always be with you. Take care of each other. Your very old friend.

Becky Morrison

August 18, 2013

I did not know Jessie, but because Jody and Art are good men I know she was a good woman! I hope you keep many fond memories and find strength in your family and faith.