Jessie Helen French

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Jessie Helen French, 90, of Connersville, passed away Saturday morning, November 28, 2020 at the Springs of Richmond where she had been a resident for the past year.

She was born March 13, 1930 in Laurel, Indiana, one of five daughters of John and Lillian Davidson DeArmond.

On December 5, 1945, she was married in Kentucky to William H. French of Laurel, and they moved to Connersville around 1950. Mr. French passed away February 2, 2007.

Jessie was employed by Ford Electronics and retired from Visteon after nearly 30 years of service.

In her leisure, she enjoyed traveling with her family and her friends.

Survivors include three children, Gary J. (Paula) French of Indianapolis, William Roger (Judy) French of Fishers, Indiana, and Teresa A. (Greg) Hill of Connersville; and eleven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren. She is also blessed with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides her husband, William H. French, she is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Johnny French; a daughter-in-law, Diana French; a grandson, Michael French; a great-grandson, Joseph Dane; and four sisters, Maude Snoddy, Marge Campbell, Rose Hopkins, and Martha Lou Ingram.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Friday, December 4, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Lovett officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel North Cemetery. Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Joe’s Show in honor of Joseph Dane to benefit children with special needs. Donations may be made through Paypal at headane@yahoo.com. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.

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