Jessie

Jessie McCullough

August 20, 2021

Jessie Powers McCullough, age 100, of Atlantic Beach, FL, passed away on Friday evening, August 20, 2021 at home.

Born in Franklin, NC, to William N. Powers and Minnie Franks Garland Powers on July 13, 1921, Jessie had lived at Sevilla Condominiums in Atlantic Beach, FL, for 43 years.  She was married to her “Shug,” the late Rev. Murray J. McCullough, and together they had served churches in Florida, Georgia, and Texas.  Jessie had also served on the staff of Neptune Baptist Church, where she was currently a member.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by all four of her brothers, Claude Garland, D. L. Garland, Otis Garland, and Henry Garland, and by her only sister, Marie Burgess.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Lester and Jo Ann McCullough, her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Ben Hicks; two grandchildren, Melody (Donnie) Revell and Ashley (Josh) Wells; six great-grandchildren, Logan (Mackenzie) Revell; Avery Duley; Danilyne, Makenna, Tytan and Trew Wells; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside service for the immediate family is planned.

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