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Jessie Clara Carey-Reed (Poage)

August 23, 1932 - October 29, 2015

Donations can be made in Jessie’s name to Linn County Humane Society.

Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Albany.

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Jessie Carey-Reed, 83, of Albany, Oregon passed away Thursday, October 29.

Jessie was born in Corvallis to Jay Terrell and Tyra E. (Kindgren) Poage and raised in Alsea. She graduated from Alsea High School and lived in Corvallis, Shedd, and Albany.

Jessie was a homemaker, an exceptional cook, and, later in life, a Certified Nursing Assistant and Restorative Aide. She was proud of the work that she did with seniors and Dementia/Alzheimer patients.

She enjoyed bowling, knitting and crocheting, and dancing. She was a very accomplished gardener.

Jessie is survived by: her sons, Mike (Judy) Carey of Waldport and Pat (Roxanne) Carey of Tacoma; daughter Diane (John) Steed of Scio; step children Sue Wery of Tangent, Joe Reed of Vale,and Wanda Reed of LaPine; and twelve grandchildren.

Donations can be made in Jessie’s name to Linn County Humane Society.

Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Albany.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.