In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family
Helen Augusta (McKeown) Jessup, 75, of Festus entered into rest October 18, 2014 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital. She was a homemaker and attended Our Lady Catholic Church;she enjoyed ceramics and reading. Born June 28,1939, in St Louis, Missouri, to the late Carl and Maria (Gable) McKeown.
Survived by her family which includes son, Carl Jessup of Festus, MO; daughters: Paula Jessup of Festus, MO, Pamela LaFrance of Festus, MO, and Angela Brockman of Festus, MO; brother, Herbert McKeown of St Louis, MO; grandchildren: SueAnn (Keith) Barnhart-Jackson, Jay (Melissa) Jessup, Jimmy LaFrance, Christina Rhodes, Amy Philbrick and Jamie Philbrick; great grandchildren: Christopher, Joshua, Harper, Samantha, Nico, Claudia, Hayden, Marley and Lashawn; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Jessup; daughter, Patricia Philbrick; brother, Carl John McKeown.
Deacon Jerry Stoverink will officiate graveside service.