Jeanette Chesser, 79, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, after a short illness.
She was a missionary for more than 20 years, dedicating her life to teaching the Bible and training pastors in Africa and Russia. She grew up in the Church of God and was a member of Wings of Faith Fellowship in Ocala, Fla., for more than 10 years.
She was preceded in death by her brother, H.L. Chesser; and sister, Wanda Ferrante.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters and sons-in-law: Barbara and Geoff Imboden of Durham, N.C., and Alana and Robert Conrecode of Mount Holly, N.C.; five grandchildren: Sarah and Matthew Benson and Caitlin, Emma and Elizabeth Conrecode; brother and sister-in-law, Dale and Nancy Chesser of Charlotte, N.C.; sister-in-law, Jean Chesser of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Jeanette Chesser Scholarship Fund, in care of Wings of Faith Fellowship, 5066 S.E. 64th Ave. Road, Ocala FL 34472.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Wings of Faith Fellowship with Pastor Rocky Shrable officiating.
The family received friends Thursday at the church from noon until the time of service.
Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Fla.