Jessie M. (Buck) Memmer, 91 of Buckskin, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, Indiana. She was born November 9, 1924 in Buckskin, the second child of Chris H. and Lula S. (Munnier) Buck.
Jesse was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. Family was very important to her and she loved having everyone at her home to cook all of her special dishes.
She was a 1942 graduate of Mackey High School. She met her husband (Adrin G. Memmer) in high school and they were married when he returned from service on June 10, 1945.
Jessie was a lifetime member of St. Johnís Church in Buckskin where she taught Sunday school for 30 years in the kindergarten class. She was also an active member of the Womenís Guild, a 4-H leader, nurseís aide at school, Avon lady, and babysat for numerous children.
Jessie loved to decorate her home for all holidays, crochet, cook & bake, canning, playing cards, fishing, and we donít want to forget dancing. Probably her most favorite role was doing sewing and alterations. She worked away from home and also out of her home making curtains and many wedding and prom dresses.
She is survived by her children, Brenda (Ron) Miley of Francisco and Steven (Teresa) Memmer of Oakland City; son-in-law, David Bottoms of Buckskin; six grandchildren, Chad (Amanda) Bottoms, Dena (Donnie) Balder, Josh (Andrea) Miley, Jamie Naas (Fiancť Jason Corbett), Blake (Tami) Memmer & Brandon Memmer; five great-grandchildren, Nolan & Saydee Bottoms, Kadence & Kimber Balder & Bailey Naas; two sisters, Shirley (Harry) Higginson of Haubstadt & Pat (Jerry) Thompson of Evansville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Adrin in 1974; mother, Lula S. in 1976 & father, Chris H. in 1977; daughter, Karen Bottoms in 2003; two sisters, Gertrude Kolterman & Bertha Cooper; and brother, Louis Buck in June 2016.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Friday, July 8, 2016 at St. Johnís Church in Buckskin. Burial will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery in Buckskin. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 PM on Thursday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.
The family would like to thank Southern Care Hospice, the staff at River Oaks Health Campus and Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.