Jesse Burdett Dailey

September 4, 1927 ~ July 24, 2019 (age 91)
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Jesse B. Dailey, 91, was called to his eternal home on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Formerly from Morristown, IN, he has resided at Woodland Terrace, New Palestine, IN for the past couple of years.

Born September 4, 1927 in Lancaster, Kentucky, Indiana has been his home for many years.

A World War II veteran, he was employed 30 years by General Motors, Allisons Division as an expeditor before retiring at age 55.

Separated only by death in 2013, he and his wife were married 67 years.

Accepting Christ as his personal Savior in 1982, he was a faithful and obedient servant. He served as a Deacon in his church in Florida. His passion and joy was helping others and sharing his testimony. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Greenfield, IN.

Survivors include his children, Brenda Dick, J.B. (Nancy) Dailey, Terri Stanfield; brother, Bobby (Joyce) Dailey; nine grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; other family members and friends. Preceding him in death were his wife, Mary Louise Dailey; sisters, Alene May, Elizabeth Williams; brothers, Louis and Elmer Dailey.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial donations be made to Bethel Baptist Church, “The Helping Hand Fund.”

Services will be held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 1610 S. State Street, Greenfield, IN. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Officiating will be Pastor Tommy Hensley. Honorary pall bearers are Bobby Dailey, Dr. Randall Parker, J.B. Dailey. Pall bearers will be Sean Dick, Chad Barnes, Dan Dailey, Todd Stanfield, Jacob Barnes, Dean Dick.

Arrangements are being handled by Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 W. US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN 46130.

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