Jessie (Bowling) Oates, age 77, passed away July 29, 2017 at her
home in Floyd Knobs, IN.

She was born on November 11, 1939 in Manchester, KY to Hager and Ida Bowling.
On August 24, 1985, Jessie married Jack Oates. The couple celebrated 25 years

Jessie was a loan officer and worked in banking for more than 30 years in banks
such as Liberty, Bank One, and Chase. As a pastime, she enjoyed doing crossword
puzzles, but more than anything, Jessie loved spending time with her family.

She was also a member of Grace Lutheran Church in New Albany, IN.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Hager and Ida Bowling, and her husband,
Jack Oates.

Jessie is survived by her brother, E.C. Bowling, and her five sisters, Mary (Joe)
Stone, Betty (Charlie) Sommerville, Susan (Melvin) Strange, Jean (Dennis) Ewing,
and Brenda (Ben) Sims, as well as her many nieces and nephews and great-nieces
and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11a.m. at Love
Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial to follow in Wolfe Cemetery. Visitation will
be at Love Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 8p.m. and on
Wednesday from 9a.m. until time of service.