Jessie Faye Cullison, June 15, 1919 -- Jan. 10, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Jessie Faye Cullison, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born June 15, 1919 in Wichita, Kan., a daughter of Hugh Melvin and Mable (Holler) Davenport. She died Jan. 10 in Eureka Springs at the age of 89.

Ms. Cullison was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs.

She is survived by four sons, Vernon Foster of Eureka Springs, Carl Cullison of Alabama, David Cullison of Kansas City, Mo. and Rex Cullison of Humbolt, Kan.; three daughters, Peggy Moore of Wichita, Kan., Tricia Bains of Oklahoma and June Dorflinger of California; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one nephew and several other relatives and a host of friends.

In 1940 Ms. Cullison married Cecil Cullison who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, two brothers, one sister and one daughter, Anne.

Funeral services were held Jan. 15 at Nelson's Chapel of the Springs in Eureka Springs with Brother Tim Garrison officiating. Interment followed in the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc.

Memorial donations may be sent to First Assembly of God Church, 350 Frontage Rd., Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Online condolences may be sent to the family at