Jessica Paige “Jessi” Oliver, age 22, resident of Memphis, Tennessee, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, September 15, 2020 at her residence.
Jessi was born June 23, 1998 in Memphis and graduated from Brighton High School in 2016. She attended Remington College in Memphis and was employed at the Memphis Zoo. Jessi had been a resident of the Munford area for 18 years and enjoyed ice skating, 80’s music and taking pictures. Jessi loved her dog, Caine.
Jessi is survived by her mother, Brandy McDaniel Clark of Hickory, NC; her father, John Wallace Oliver (fiancé, Dorinda Keeling) of Whiteville, TN; her brother, John Wallace Oliver, Jr. (Brandi) of Arlington, TN; her niece, Allie Grace; her nephew, Justin; her paternal grandmother, Donnie Lowe of Lincolnton, NC; her maternal grandfather, Larry McDaniel of Atoka, TN; her paternal grandmother, Bonnie Oliver of Memphis, TN; two stepbrothers, Corey Keeling and Alex Keeling; her aunts and uncles, Gwen and Mike Waddell, Eddie and Toni Oliver, Kenny and Robin Oliver, Jake and Kasie McDaniel and Jimmy and Deanna Lowe; many cousins and her best friend, Nikki Billington. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Wayne “PawPaw” Oliver and great-grandmothers, Euphry “Granny” Stainback, Vassie “Grandma” McDaniel and Charlotte “Me-Maw” Shepard.
Funeral Services for Jessi were held at 3 P.M. Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Pastor Grady Camp officiating. Interment followed in the Somerville City Cemetery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Alex Keeling, Corey Keeling, Michael Waddell, Trey Oliver, Matthew Martin and Ryan Howard.
The family requests that memorials be directed to the Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112 or the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County, 935 Farm Road, Memphis, TN 38134.
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