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Jessie Mae Queen

Birth
Death 17 Aug 2009 (aged 97–98)
Union, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100020178 · View Source
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Mrs. Jessie Mae Queen, 98, of Union completed her life's journey on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009 at 12:55 a.m. at South Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22,, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the New Zion Baptist Church, 800 Flora and Division Street, Elizabeth. Mrs. Queen was born in Cuthbert, Ga. After leaving the South, Mrs. Queen, along with her husband, the late John Wesley Queen, lived in Trenton and Elizabeth before moving to Union (Vauxhall). She worked many, many years as a seamstress, often six days a week and nights at home, and believed firmly in paying her bills and putting a little something aside. Her last employment before retiring was at Carmel Frocks in Elizabeth New Jersey. Mrs. Queen became a devout and faithful member of the New Zion Baptist Church. She was predeceased by her husband, John Wesley; sons, John Jr., Lawrence Sampson, and Calvin Queen and his twin sister, Catherine Queen and granddaughters, Jacqueline Robinson, and Ayesha Queen and great-granddaughter, Summer Hicks. She leaves to fulfill her promise and treasure her memory one son, Charles Queen of Easton, Pa. (Edith); daughters, Josephine Queen of South Orange; Louise Eagle of Maplewood; Irene Queen of East Orange; Jessie Jackson of Orange (John); special daughter-in-law, Irene Sampson; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great grandchildren. She also leaves many, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and caring friends.
Published in Star-Ledger on August 20, 2009


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  • Originally Created by: John Smolarek
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100020178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jessie Mae Queen (1911–17 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100020178, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Unknown.