Jessie Mildred (Allnatt) Hadley
5/10/2007 - CHERRY CREEK NY - Jessie M. Hadley, 95, a retired teacher for Pine Valley Central School, where she worked for 25 years, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at Heritage Village, Gerry, NY.
She was born July 17, 1911, in Cherry Creek, N.Y., the daughter of the late George Spencer and Linnie (King) Allnatt. She also taught in the Falconer school district, and various one-room rural schools throughout Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. After her retirement, she taught at Maranatha Christian Academy, Mayville. Jessie was a member of the Sinclairville Baptist Church, formerly of Cherry Creek Baptist Church, National Chemistry Society, School Mates Reunion and the PVCS Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading and correspondence with missionaries, and children at Shepherds Childrens Home in Wisc. She was a Sunday school teacher and taught Pioneer Girls for many years, and a Den Mother in Cub Scouts.
She is survived by two sons: Lyndon (Lynda) Hadley of Cherry Creek, N.Y., and the Rev. Nelson (Diana) Hadley of Newark, Ohio; two daughters: Laura Phoa of Philadelphia, Pa., and Rosemarie (the Rev. Dan) Keefe of Lakewood, N.Y.; eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Niles Frank Hadley, whom she married July 23, 1937 at Cherry Creek, and who died April 14, 2007, and her daughter, Roselin Grace Hadley (died 1943).
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2007, at the Sinclairville Baptist Church, 9 Park St., Sinclairville NY 14782. The Rev. Daniel Bender, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Cherry Creek Central Cemetery in Cherry Creek. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sinclairville Baptist Church. The family suggests memorials to Sinclairville Baptist Church.