Jessie Frances


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Jessie Frances Bewley

Sep 11 1911 - Sep 11 2007

Ms. Jessie Frances Bewley, of Lewisville, age 95, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2007, at her home. She was born September 11, 1911, in Collin County, Texas, near Frisco, to Silas Christopher and Nettie Jane (Chandler) Bewley. She was a graduate of Frisco High School, she continued her education at City Hospital Nursing School of McKinney where she graduated in 1942. She later served on the staff’s of McKinney Hospital and Parkland Hospital of Dallas, before receiving an advanced degree and becoming a professor of nursing. She was a member of the Lakeland Baptist Church in Lewisville, TX. She is survived by her sisters, Bessie Wilhelm of Denton, and Catherine Smith of Lewisville; brother, Jim Bewley of Melissa and Dick Bewley of Deer Park; 4 nephews and 3 nieces, as well as many grand and great-grand nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her parents, Silas Christopher and Nettie Jane Bewley; and sisters, Ruth Copeland and Fay Bewley. A special thanks to her caregivers Rose and Zetporah, and to her good friend Donna. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 30, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Rowlett Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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