Jessie Ross-Swimmer

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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 were held at 2:00 pm Friday at Yellowhill Baptist Church. Brothers Foreman Bradley and James (Bo) Parris officiated with burial in the Yellowhill Cemetery.

The family received friends from 11 am to 2 pm Friday at the church.

Nephews were pallbearers.

Crisp Funeral Home assisted the family.

Smoky Mountain Times

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Bryson City, NC 28713 
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