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Moody Funeral Chapel (Mount Airy)
Monday September 13th, 2021
7:00am - 5:30pm

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Graveside Service

Mount Herman United Methodist Church
Tuesday September 14th, 2021

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Herbert Harold Jessup

Mr. Herbert Harold Jessup, 75, of Mt. Airy passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem. He was born in Surry County on May 23, 1946, to the late, James “Jim” Monroe and Rachel Annie Dollyhite Jessup. Mr. Jessup was a wonderful brother, uncle and neighbor. He was a well-known farmer throughout the community always growing a large vegetable garden. He is survived by sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Sue Martin, Judy Jessup, Jyl and James Nichols, Patricia and Larry Bohannon, Pamela and Wade Priddy; a brother and sister-in-law, Alton and Benita Jessup; a niece and several nephews, great nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Debbie Montgomery. In addition to his parents, Mr. Jessup was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Moorefield Jessup. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Mount Herman United Methodist Church Cemetery with Pastor Diane Harper and Rev. Harry Sherrill officiating. Anyone wishing to pay their respect may go by Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy during regular business hours on Monday, September 13, 2021, and, also on Tuesday until the time to leave for the service. Due to health concerns, the family is requesting that anyone attending the graveside service, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Herman United Methodist Church, c/o Sheila Cook, 180 Clearview Trail, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Thoughts & prayers to you all! I grew up knowing Herbert my whole life! Always one to help anyone. He took in A dog of mine that just wanted to hunt, it def fit right in with his crew. Will never forget him or Frankie.

Shanny L Chappell Sep 18 2021 12:35 AM


JUDY BREEDEN Sep 17 2021 4:46 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Jessup

Helen Felts Sep 15 2021 11:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Jessup

Jeanette and Daryl Spencer Sep 14 2021 2:04 PM

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you all. Herbert was a good man and always thought a lot of him.

Michael Jason Martin Sep 14 2021 9:06 AM

Sorry to hear about Herbert. He was such a nice person.

Alan and Linda Mitchell Sep 13 2021 10:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Jessup

Donna and Ken Jessup Sep 13 2021 9:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Herbert Jessup

Faye Lovelace Sep 13 2021 8:22 PM

Jyl and family, so sorry to hear about Herbert, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you!

Faye Lovelace Sep 13 2021 8:22 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

Stanley and Marie Edwards Sep 13 2021 7:26 PM

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