Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, March 22, 2012
OBITUARY ~ JESSIE CAROLINE (CARSON) IBBOTSON
Jessie IBBOTSON, 89, of Creston, Iowa, died, Friday, March 16, 2012, at the Crest Haven Care Centre in Creston. Funeral
services were Thursday, March 22, 2012, at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Creston. Pastor Dianna
CLARK officiated. Burial was in the Graceland Cemetery, south of Creston.
Memorials will be determined at a later date.
Arrangements were handled by Powers Funeral Home in Creston. On-line condolences may be left under the obituary category
Jessie Caroline CARSON, daughter of Otis Howard CARSON and Jessie Caroline (DOWNING) CARSON, was
born March 4, 1923 in Diagonal, Iowa. She graduated from Diagonal high school in 1939. She went on to study at Grand
Island Business College in Grand Island, Nebraska.
On December 31, 1940, Jessie married Boyd Milton IBBOTSON in Grant
City, MO. They first settled in Knowlton where she worked as a farmwife until moving to the Cromwell area in 1945. She
continued as a farmwife and homemaker until moving to Creston in 1956. She worked for a printing company and as a
waitress. She also worked for United Food Stores and then Anderson and Warner Attorneys, doing abstract work.
and Carole WIMMER-COOPER began their own partnership, Union County Abstract Company in Creston, which she operated for
10 years. Jessie continued to work there after they had sold it to new owners to help train them.
Jessie was a member
of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Happy Hour Card Club, both of Creston.
her son, Jeff (wife Linda) IBBOTSON of Creston, Iowa; daughter, Janis DENNY of Pella, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, Jean
IBBOTSON of Farmersville, Texas, Josiah (wife Laura) IBBOTSON of Bremerton, Washington, Julia (husband Matt) AMOS of
Chattanooga, Tennessee, Ira (wife Amanda) IBBOTSON of Creston, Iowa, Avery IBBOTSON of Creston, Iowa and Nicole (husband
Sean) STALTER of Pella, Iowa; five step-grandchildren, Mike TAYLOR of Creston, Iowa, Chuck (wife Krystal) TAYLOR of
Creston, Iowa, Lois TAYLOR of Creston, Iowa, Buddy TAYLOR of Creston, Iowa and Jaymie (husband Matt) RINEHART of Killeen,
Texas; nine great-grandchildren, Jessica STALTER, Cael STALTER, Johnathon IBBOTSON, David IBBOTSON, Matthew IBBOTSON,
Daniel IBBOTSON, Matthew AMOS, Elijah AMOS and Onxe IBBOTSON; 10 step-great-grandchildren, Isaiah TAYLOR, Terence TAYLOR,
Matthew TAYLOR, Michael TAYLOR, Gabby TAYLOR, Taylor GROVES, Bailey EBRECHT, Jeremy EBRECHT, Sydney TAYLOR and Brittany
TAYLOR; a step-great-great-granddaughter, Eliza EBRECHT, and two sisters-in-law, Vera CARSON of Redding, Iowa and Ethel
CARSON of Creston, Iowa.
Jessie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Boyd in 1990; grandson, John IBBOTSON;
step-granddaughter, Victoria; daughter-in-law, Phyllis IBBOTSON; two brothers, Otis and John CARSON, and a sister, Doris
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2012
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