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Jessie Leona Merrell Jiles
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1918
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1994
Brevard
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA

Jessie Leona Merrell was named after her two grandmothers; Jessie West Merrell and Leona Sams Boyd. She was the daughter of George H. Merrell and Wrinda Boyd.
Her first husband was Charles Jackson by whom she had one son, Ervin Randall Jackson.
After their divorce, she married Bill Scarborough.
They had a short marriage before their divorce and on February 4, 1949 she married William Jiles.
They had one daughter who is still living.
Jessie's tombstone incorrectly records her date of birth as January 15, however she was born on January 5th, 1918. 
 
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 Parents:
  George H Merrell (1895 - 1947)
  Wrinda Boyd Smathers (1896 - 1969)
 
Burial:
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Leicester
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Dawn McCall
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84937774
Jessie Leona <i>Merrell</i> Jiles
Added by: Dawn McCall
 
 
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