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Jessie J Gantt

April 18, 1933 October 20, 2018
Jessie J  Gantt
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Obituary for Jessie J Gantt

Jessie J. Gantt, 85, of Lakeview, OH formerly of Russells Point, OH, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Kindred Hospital, Lima, OH.

Jessie was born on April 18, 1933 in Columbus, OH, a daughter of the late John W. and Frieda K. Kredel Chesshir. She married Ellsworth Gantt in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1979. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Gantt, a sister, and four brothers.

Jessie is survived by three children, Donald E. Gantt, and Howard L Gantt, both of Russells Point, and Peggy (Lyle) Seabert of Lakeview, a granddaughter, Heather (Jeff) Schafer of Findlay, OH, three step-grandchildren, Beverly Seabert of Findlay, Lyle T. (Araka) Seabert and Andrew (Tatjana Faccenda) Seabert, both of Lakeview, six great grandchildren, Macey R. Gatchell and coming soon, Jaxson Dean Schafer, her birthday boy, Conner, and Eli Seabert, and Remi and Colton Seabert, one brother, Walter (Donna) Chesshir of Indiana, one sister, Clara “Bunny” Carter of Kentucky, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jessie was a private caregiver and housekeeper for over 40 years. She enjoyed drawing art and crocheting. She loved being with her family and playing with her grandchildren.

Per Mrs. Gantt’s request, her body was cremated. Private family services will be held at a later date with inurnment at Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given in her name to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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Huntsville Cemetery Final Resting Place

3691 County Road 37W
Huntsville, OH 43324

3691 County Road 37W Huntsville 43324 OH
United States

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