Jessie Faye Glasco Boucher died peacefully in her sleep early Thursday morning, June 13, 2013.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Winnsboro.
Jessie was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Upshur County near the Grice Community, about 10 miles from Gilmer. She was the fifth and youngest child of Jesse Thomas (Jett) Glasco and Clara Amma Mullinex Glasco.
When Jessie Faye was about two years of age, the family moved to Hopkins County near Pickton, where she attended all 12 grades and graduated from Pickton High School in 1945.
Jessie moved in 1946 to Dallas, where she met her husband of 57 years, Kenneth Joseph Boucher. The couple married on April 1, 1950, and resided for more than 32 years in Dallas and Irving, where they raised their two children. Following Kenneth's retirement, the couple moved to their lake home in Wood County.
Jessie loved oil painting, gardening, geneology research and was an avid reader. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and was dedicated to her church and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth Boucher; brother Rev. Noble Glasco; sisters LaVerne Cheney, Myra Ragan and Oleta Knotts; and lifelong friends Wayne and Elnora Flaherty.
She is survived by her two children, John Boucher of Dallas and Vicki Barnhouse of Walsenburg, Colo.; son-in-law John Barnhouse of Walsenburg, Colo.; grandson Justin Barnhouse and wife, Jenni Coulter-Barnhouse, of El Paso; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials also be made in her name to: St. Joseph's Residence, 330 West Pembroke Ave., Dallas Texas 75208 or to St. Ann Catholic Church, 1010 West FM 515, Winnsboro, Texas 75494.
Cremation arrangements under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at: www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
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