Jessie Dennis (1920 – 2005)
Jessie Dennis, age 85 a resident of Kenosha, died Wednesday October 5, 2005 at Grande Prairie Health and Rehab Center.
Born on March 17, 1920 in Macon GA, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Nancy Sanford.
She moved to Pittsburgh PA at an early age. She moved to Kenosha in 1945.
In 1968 she married Lavard Dennis. He preceded her death.
For 31 years, she was employed by Washington Manor as a nurse aide and cook. She also worked at Lincoln Lutheran in Racine. She attended services at Coleman Chapel and was part of Coleman Chapels Pastors Aide and Missionary Society.
She worked on various political campaigns, including local aldermanic races as well as State Assembly campaigns.
She is survived by many friends in her church family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her brother Harry Reese.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 8, 2005 at 10:00AM at Coleman Chapel in Kenosha. (4111-30th Avenue) Visitation will be Saturday at the church from 9:30AM until the time of services. Burial will take place at Greenridge Cemetery.