Jessie F. (Jenkins) Horsman, 91, of Grove Street,
Essex, wife of the late Guy Horsman, died Sunday, February 8,
2015 in the Beverly Hospital following her brief illness.
Born in Essex July 20, 1923, daughter of the late
Elias and Evelyn (Thompson) Jenkins, she was raised in Essex and
was a 1940 graduate of the former Essex High School . Following
graduation she trained as a secretary at the former Lynn Burdett
College. For many years she was employed as a secretary at the
former Haywood Hosiery Mill in Ipswich and following itís
closure she went to work as a secretary at the First National
Bank of Ipswich from which she retired.
For more than thirty years she was the organist
at the First Universalist Church in Essex and for many of these
years performed as the organist for the John T. Heard Order of
the Eastern Star.
She is survived by two daughters, Priscilla A.
Horsman and her husband Neal Dagle, and Jeanne E. Lane both of
Essex; two grandchildren, Timothy R. Lane, Jr. and his partner
Michele Barkowski, and Torrey R. Lane; a great grandson, Drew
R. Lane, who was her pride and joy; a sister-in-law, Barbara
Jenkins of Rhode Island; several nieces and nephews including
her very special niece, Sharon Jenkins. She was the sister of
the late Preston Jenkins formerly of Essex and Donald Jenkins
formerly of Rhode Island.
Private funeral arrangements are under the
direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the First
Universalist Church in Essex, P.O. Box 156, Essex, MA 01929.