She was a member of Ladd Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Raymond Jeske; son, Rodney Jeske; parents, George Carl Watson and Norma Estella Rhodes Watson, and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children: Raymond Jeske and wife, Helen, of Apison, Richard Jeske and wife, Debbie, of Sulphur Well, Ky., Donald Jeske and wife, Corrine, of Days Creek, Ore., Daniel Jeske and wife, Shirley, of Baltimore, Terrilyn Jones and husband, Michael, and Keith Jeske, all of Benton; grandchildren: Donald Jeske Jr, Brittany Jones, Christopher Jones and Caleb Jeske; and great-grandchildren: Landon and Braydon Jeske.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home, with Peter Reed and Joe Copper officiating.
Interment will follow in Benton Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home and also from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Jeske family guest book at www. higginsfuneral.com.