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CLAUDVILLE, VA — Burton H. Jessup, age 83 of Claudville, died on Tuesday December 24, 2013 at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. He was born March 22, 1930 in Patrick County to the late Laura Tilley Jessup and Hillary Jessup. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Angieline Jessup, one son, Jeffrey Jessup, and one brother, Alvin Jessup. He was a member of the Mountain View Pentecostal Holiness Church. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Jessup of the home; three daughters, Judy Kay Bolling and husband Dennis of Mount Airy, NC, Linda Diane Sawyers, and Joyce Pilgrim and husband Robert of Dobson, NC; one son, Donald Ray Jessup and wife Brenda of Walkertown, NC; three sisters, Audrey Hayden of Mount Airy, NC. Betty Lou Beane of East Bend, NC, and Helen Moorefield and husband Larry of Norwood, NC; two brothers, Raymond Jessup and wife Libby of Mount Airy and Otis Jessup of Claudville. He is also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren , nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Burton Jessup will be conducted at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Mountain View Pentecostal Holiness Church in Claudville with Rev. Neil Pressley officiating. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens in Mount Airy. The family will receive one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 until 2:00 Saturday at the church, and at other times at the home at 11916 Ararat Highway in Claudville. Memorials may be made to the Mountain Valley Hospice, 22099 Jeb Stuart Highway, Stuart, VA 24171, Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road 1, Dobson, NC 27017, or to the Mountain View Pentecostal Holiness Church, 497 Hatcher’s Chapel Road, Claudville, NC 24076. The family would like to give special thanks to Mountain Valley Hospice, Woltz Hospice Home, and the volunteers at the home. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Stuart is serving the Jessup family. Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com

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