Jessie was born on October 13, 1930 to Teddy and Lillie (Patterson) Milligan.
She was a graduate of Cameron High School and a member of the Southern Heights Christian Church, Lebanon, MO.
Jessie was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 43 years, William Jewell Gilby; 4 brothers, Charles, infant Lawrence, Albert and Sam Milligan; great-granddaughter, Abreanna McCarter.
Survivors: Children, Saundra (Fred) McCarter, Lebanon, Randy (Mary Beth) Gilby, Lebanon, Pamela (Mike) McIntire, Kansas City, MO, Scott (Phyllis) Gilby, Lebanon, Lisa (Mike) Addis, Lebanon, and Darin (Jeana) Gilby, Falcon, MO; 6 sisters, Mary Lou (CW) Leach, Cameron, Margurite (Charley) Allsup, Hamilton, Nancy Milligan, Hamilton, Frances Bradley, Gallatin, Sharon (Richard) Bradley, Jefferson City, MO, Connie (Steve) Puterbaugh, Cameron; sister-in-law, Judy Milligan, Kearney, MO; 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Services in Lebanon, Missouri are 7:00 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Southern Heights Christian Church, 2080 S Jefferson Ave, Lebanon, MO 65536 with visitation from 6-7:00 PM prior to the service.
Services in Cameron, Missouri are 2:00 PM, Friday, February 14, 2014 at Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO with visitation: 1-2:00PM, prior to the service.
Memorial Donations to Regional Hospice and /or the Pregnancy Support Center, Lebanon, MO. Burial: Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron. Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com.
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