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Jessie Tennyson

Jessie Tennyson

Graveside services for Jessie Tennyson were held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 7, in the Sundown Cemetery, under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Home of Levelland.
He passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at his home in Sundown, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Jessie was born September 12, 1930, to Herman and Ophelia Hawkins Tennison, in Iraan, Texas.
He and his wife, Jo, have lived in Sundown for 54 years and he worked for Texaco for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Bill Tennyson; daughter, Sande Shaw; granddaughter, Ami Thompson; brother, Ray; and sisters, Clara Gilbert and June Smetak.
He is survived by his wife, Jo; daughters, Linda Timmons of Georgia and Sherry of Sundown; son-in-law, James Shaw; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Levelland Interim Healthcare Hospice, 727 S. Alamo, Levelland, Texas 79336.

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