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Jesse Michael Jolly, age 68, of New Boston, Texas, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mr. Jolly was born, February 2, 1951 in New Boston, Texas. He was retired from Red River Army Depot, a Vietnam and United States Army Veteran, Christian, member of the American Legion Doyle Williams Post 488 and American Legion Riders.  He was instrumental in starting the Memorial Veterans Wall in New Boston.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis Jolly of New Boston, Texas,  six daughters, Sondra Woodard, Julie Jolly Cox, Alisa Cooke, Truday Wright, Lynn Walker and Donna Jolly; two brothers, Mark Jolly and David Jolly; twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; and  a number of other relatives and friends

He was preceded in death by his parents the late Billy Joe Jolly and Betty Jean Jolly; and brother John Jolly.

Memorial Services will be held 2 P.M. Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at Bates Rolf Funeral Home, New Boston, Texas.

Arrangements are  under the direction of Bates-Rolf Funeral Home.

Bowie County Citizens Tribune

139 E.N. Front Street
New Boston, Texas 75570