Alma Edna Jessup, age 94 of Glasgow, Kentucky formerly of Burkesville, KY passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023 at her home. Alma was born on July 23, 1928 in the Depoy Community of Muhlenburg County, KY to the late Edwin Carroll Short and Lillie Scott Short. Alma and her husband owned and operated the Alpine Resort and Restaurant in Burkesville for thirteen years and was a member of Burkesville Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Norman Jessup and siblings, James Lloyd Short and his wife Pearl, Mary Lois Ezell and her husband Grady and C.E. Short and his wife Betty and one great granddaughter, Aurora Valdez.
Five Children - Doyle Lee Jessup (Rosetta) and Anita Vincent (Jimmy) all of Greenville, KY, Rodney Jessup (Kay) of Burkesville, KY, Connie Sue Jessup and Elizabeth Ann Wade (Kevin) both of Glasgow, KY
Eleven grandchildren- Jeremy Jessup, Heather Autry, Jessica Sweeney, Marcus Valdez, Jeremy Gore, Jennifer Carver, Sarah Meadows, Stefan Meadows, Summer Shannon, Jackson Wade, Mason Wade
Sixteen great grandchildren- Ethan, Jordan, Bailey, Jameson, Braxton, Jordan, Austin, McKayla, Gavin, Collin, Lilly, Vallie, Linley, Taliyah, Noah, Elijah
Two great great grandchildren- Anniston and Xander
along with a host of other relatives and friends
Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Burkesville Cemetery. Family requests visitation on Friday, February 24, 2023 from 3 P.M. till 9 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Burkesville Cemetery Fund P.O. Box 246, Burkesville, KY or the Vernal Grove Cemetery Fund c/o Beverly Jessup 829 Greens Chapel Rd. Greenville, KY 42345
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P.O. Box 246, Burkesville KY 42717
Vernal Grove Cemetery
829 Greens Chapel Rd., Greenville KY 42345