Jeannine Tushek Sessions, 83, of Lake Village died April 10, 2014, at her home.
She was a 1947 graduate of Lakeside High School where she was valedictorian. She enrolled at Southwestern at Memphis where she majored in voice and music theory. After marrying William Nelson Sessions on June 26, 1949, Mrs. Sessions transferred to the University of Arkansas and graduated in 1951.
She and Bill Sessions settled in Shreveport, La. where they raised their family. After a brief stay in Houston, Texas, they returned in 1979 to Lake Village.
Mrs. Sessions was active in many church, school and community organizations throughout her life.
She was born October 16, 1930, in Memphis, Tenn. and was the daughter of the late Jennie and John Tushek.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Bill Sessions and a granddaughter, Allison Ann Sessions.
She is survived by her four children, Dr. Louis Sessions and wife Cheryl of Little Rock, Julie Martucci of Kansas City, Mo., William N. Sessions, Jr. and wife Cheryl of Spring, Texas, and Jennifer Shannon and husband Mike of Little Rock.
She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren, Dr. Laura Sessions Moore and husband Dr. Taylor Moore, Adelyn and Piper, Eric Sessions, Ben Sessions, Danny Martucci, Billy Martucci, John Martucci, Jimmy Martucci, Andrew Martucci, Will Sessions and wife Ariana, Jared Sessions, Alex Shannon, Claire Shannon, Robert Shannon, and Beth Shannon.
She is also survived by a brother-in-law, Floyd Bunker Sessions of Tulsa, Okla. The family would like to thank Jackie Spann for her tireless and loving care.
Visitation is April 13 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in Lake Village. Funeral service will be on April 14, at 10 a.m. at Lakeside United Methodist Church in Lake Village with Rev. Beth Perdue officiating. Burial will be at Lake Village Cemetery. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to:
Lakeside United Methodist Church.