Jesse Edward Titus – Obituary

By  | May 1, 2019 | Filed under: Layne Funeral Home, Obituaries

 Mr. Jesse Edward Titus, 91, passed away Tuesday April 23, 2019 at The Alvin C. York Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro from an extended illness. An Indiana native and a resident of Van Buren County (Baker Mountain Community) for over 30 years, he was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Spencer.  He was born May 1, 1927 to the late Olla Jesse and Iva Steele Titus in Linton, IN.  He was in the printing trade for many years and worked for McKee Bakeries. He was a World War II Veteran serving in the Army.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Pauline Titus and brother Everette Dale Titus.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Juanita Grimm Titus of Spencer, sons; Rueben and Daniel Titus both of Spencer, brother; Glen Titus of Battleground, IN, sister; Thelma Titus May of West Point, IN.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday May 1, 2019 at 3:30PM at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Spencer with Pastor Harley Roth officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM till time of service at the church.  Burial will follow in the Hillis Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 207 of Spencer.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements.

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