She was born May 5, 1921, in Porterville, Kan. Jessie graduated from the Hepler High School in 1939.
She married Raymond Edward Warren on March 6, 1941, in Hepler, Kan. He preceded her in death on March 13, 1991. She later married Harvey Dean Crandall on June 8, 1996. He also preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Community Christian Church where she was active with the 55 Plus Group. She was a past member of the Hiattville Order of Eastern Star and the Jolly Oldsters Club. She enjoyed crafts.
Survivors include three sons, Bud Warren and wife Pat, Phoenix, Ariz., Garry Warren, Fort Scott, and Ron Warren and wife Jan, Linn Creek, Mo.
Also surviving are three grandchildren, Brent Warren, Tammy Owen and Cheryl Brooks; four step-grandchildren, Amanda, Todd, Trisha and Tammy; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Memorials are suggested to the Community Christian Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.