Johnson, Jessie Dell

Birth Name Johnson, Jessie Dell
Gender female
Age at Death 93 years, 8 months, 24 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1909-04-15 Frost, Navarro, Texas, USA Birth of Johnson, Jessie Dell
Death 2003-01-09 Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, USA Death of Johnson, Jessie Dell


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Johnson, Jessie Ollie
Mother Mayfield, Emily Virginia
    Sister     Johnson, Margaret Elizabeth
    Brother     Johnson, Sam
    Brother     Johnson, Frank
    Sister     Johnson, Effie Mae
         Johnson, Jessie Dell
    Sister     Johnson, Annie Bess
    Brother     Johnson, Richard


    Family of Gilley, Ike and Johnson, Jessie Dell
Married Husband Gilley, Ike
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1925-02-18   Marriage of Gilley, Ike and Johnson, Jessie



Hillsboro Reporter

Jessie Dell Gilley, 93, of Hillsboro died Thursday, January 9, at a local hospital. She was born April 15, 1909 near Frost, daughter of Jesse O. and Virgie Mayfield Johnson. She had lived in Brandon most of her life before moving to Hillsboro eight years ago. She was a retired postmistress for the Brandon Post Office and a member of Irene Church of Christ and Rebecca Lodge. She married Ike Gilley February 18, 1925 in Malone, and he preceded her in death April 8, 1984. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. Survivors include: one daughter, Margaret Taylor of Hillsboro; one sister, Annie Bess Johnson of Hillsboro; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 11, at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro with Harrell Wilson officiating. Burial was at Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro. Memorials may be made to Brandon Community Center, P. O. Box 111, Brandon 76628.


  1. Johnson, Jessie Ollie
    1. Mayfield, Emily Virginia
      1. Johnson, Margaret Elizabeth
      2. Johnson, Sam
      3. Johnson, Frank
      4. Johnson, Effie Mae
      5. Johnson, Jessie Dell
        1. Gilley, Ike
      6. Johnson, Annie Bess
      7. Johnson, Richard