Jessie Corine Mars
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Jessie Corine Mars
  • December 23, 1919 - September 28, 2016
  • Texas

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Jessie Corine Mars, 96, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016,in McGregor, Texas. Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Liberty Hill Baptist Church of Moody. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm, Friday, September 30, 2016, at Cole Chapel in Moody.

Mrs. Mars was born December 23, 1919 to William H. and Mary Stephens Dowell in Moody, Texas. She was a longtime resident of Moody and a homemaker. Jessie was a faithful member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church. She married the love of her life, James Riley (Jimmy) Mars on February 6, 1940, in Moody. Jimmy passed away February 1, 2003. Jessie was also preceded in death by her parents, seven sisters and three brothers.

Jessie leaves behind to cherish her memories, sons, James Dowell Mars and wife, Paula, of Eddy, and Jerry Don Mars and wife, Betty, of Mount Calm; grandchildren, Kim Mahlstedt and husband, Scott, Sherri Gibson and husband, Andy, Matthew Mars and wife, Beth, Natalie Sheridan and husband, Richard, and Mona Campbell and husband, Marc; eight great-grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will include: Scott Mahlstedt, Andy Gibson, Matthew Mars, Marc Campbell, Mack Dowell and Raymond Beckner.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill Baptist Church, 1155 Liberty Hill Rd. Moody, Texas 76557.