He is survived by his wife of nearly 70 years, Ovie Gregory Wilburn; one daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Junior Polston; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Everette and Pat Wilburn; Dean and Carolyn Wilburn, all of Lafayette, TN; 2 granddaughters and their husbands, Evette and Jeff Morgan; Frankie and Ricky Law; a grandson, Joey Alan Wilburn; three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Pearl Tuck, a daughter-in-law, Martha Wilburn, a son-in-law, Frank Stafford, and a grandson, Roger Stafford.
Funeral services for Jesse D. Wilburn were conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, September 24, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Terry Austin officiating. Burial was in Anderson Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Jason Law, Brian Law, Joey Wilburn, Jeff Morgan, Ricky Law, Herbert Tuck, and Chris Tuck. Hillsdale Lodge #664 F. & A.M. will conduct Masonic Services at 7:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, Tennessee was in charge of arrangements.