Mr. Jesse James Bender

Published 7:50 pm Thursday, June 23, 2011

Mr. Jesse James Bender, 63, resident of Birmingham, AL, formerly of Selma, passed away June 16, 2011 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham.

Services are scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at West Village Church of  the Nazarene officiated by Pastor Brenda Tyus. Burial will follow in Pineview Memory Gardens directed by Miller Funeral Service of Selma.

Survivors include two sons, Jesse Witherspoon and Jason Jenkins; two daughters, Brenda Dukes and Jennifer Dukes Hardy; four grandchildren, Kachavious Dukes, Octavious Dukes, Samnesha Dukes, and Artarious Dukes; four brothers, Johnny Sanders, Luzell Sanders, James (Brenda) Tyus, and James (Chuck) Bender; six sisters, Cora Bell (Marvin) Wilson, Shirley Diane (Leon) Steele, Linda (William) Grove, Clementeen (Charles) Odom, Vera (Donald) Morrow, Lula (James) Mitchell; seven great grandchildren, a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, and nephews; a very special and dedicated friend Benice Sanders.

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