| Erstine R. "Herb" Jett, 89, of Looneyville, Roane County, West Virginia, passed
away, Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at his home after a short
He was born November 20, 1913, at Pad, a son of the late Jesse W. and
Matilda Harris Jett. He was retired from E.I. DuPont, Belle, WV with 36
years of service. He was a faithful member and deacon of the
Newton Baptist Church, Newton, for over 50 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three
brothers, Jim, Ray and Woody Jett; four sisters, Gertrude McGlothlin, Elsie
Greathouse, Freda Drake and Ruby Jett; one granddaughter, Sarah Beth Jett.
Surviving relatives include his wife of 63 years, Thelma G. Smith Jett; six sons and
daughters-in-law, Larry and June of Looneyille, Ronald and Nina of Elkview, WV, Danny
"Duke" and Sue of Linden, WV, Terry and Janet of Elkview, Blake and Shirley of
Looneyville, Jimmy and Rosanne of Looneyville; two daughters and sons-in-law,
Catherine and Larry Foster of Cartersville, Georgia, and Judy and Roger Myers of
Looneyville; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at John H. Taylor Funeral Home,
Spencer with the Rev. O.L. Shepherd, Pastor Roy Huffman and Pastor L.D. Foster
officiating. Burial will be in the Smith Cemetery, Vineyard Ridge, Looneyville.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.