- Cullman, Alabama

January 7, 2013

Jean Waldrop Deese

Holly Pond Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Jean Waldrop Deese

Funeral services for Jean Waldrop Deese, 87 of Holly Pond, formerly of Cullman, will be Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Michael Deese officiating with burial at Simcoe Cemetery.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Deese died Saturday, January 5, 2013. He was born in Cullman to Andrew Jackson and Ada Waldrop Deese. Mr. Deese owned Jean Deese Insurance Agency. He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran serving on the USS Alabama, Canberra and Nevada. He was a member of the Masons and VFW. He was a member of the Hebron Church of Christ and had been a missionary to the Ukraine.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Bettye Adams Deese.

Survivors include a son, Robert (Sherrilline) Deese; a brother, Buell Baines Deese; and grandchildren, Robert Deese II, Brent (Chelsea) Deese, Michael Deese, Courtney Deese and Jonathan Deese.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 6, 2012 from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.