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Memorial Service

Southside Baptist Church
Friday October 7th, 2022
1:00pm

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Jessie Lee Brinkley

Jessie Lee Brinkley, 73, of Suffolk, VA passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022 peacefully in his home. He was the son of the late Harry and Myrtie Brinkley.

 

Mr. Brinkley was a loving and caring man. He served in the U.S. Army, Lt. Weapons Infantry, during the Vietnam Conflict where he was awarded The Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 devices and the Air Medal. He was an electrician at Vaughan Electrical and a self-employed electrician that served many local farmers for years.

 

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Virginia Engle (Rob), Amy Hayden and Jessica Brinkley (Justin). Grand children Forrest Ingalls, Dylan Engle, Derek Hudson, Kenneth Hayden Jr., Grace Hayden, Nicholas Yaeger and Brady Swickard. Siblings Floyd Brinkley (Louise), Earl Brinkley, John Brinkley (Cindy), Betty Jo Harris (Joe). Sister in laws Betty June Brinkley and Doris Tarkington Brinkley. Companion of many years Catherine Brinkley and loving nephew Shawn Brinkley (Melissa). Best bud Benny Brinkley that he loved dearly and many more nieces, nephews and friends.

 

A memorial service will be held Friday, October 7, 2022, at 1PM in the Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Joshua Butts. Flowers may be sent to Southside Baptist Church at 917 Carolina Rd.  R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Downtown Chapel is serving the family.


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A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Denny and Kandy Lewis Oct 13 2022 7:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Elaine Vann Jones Oct 10 2022 10:30 PM

I was saddened to learn of Jesse's passing. He was a great human being and friend. Jesse always seemed to have a smile on his face and a good joke to tell. He will be missed by many. My condolences and deepest sympathies to the family.

Elaine Vann Jones Oct 10 2022 10:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Jackie Hughes Oct 10 2022 5:06 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Paula Jean Franta Oct 7 2022 10:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Shannon Basnight Chappell Oct 6 2022 3:20 PM

To the Brinkley Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Jessie was great guy. I know that he will be missed!

Jessie & Shirley Snead Oct 6 2022 9:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Tracy McInnerney Oct 6 2022 8:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Rita and Harry Allen Oct 6 2022 7:02 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jessie Brinkley

Margaret Clark Oct 5 2022 10:26 PM

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