Anna Jean (Jessup) Whitney, 94, of Wellsboro passed away at home surrounded by family Monday September 28, 2020. Born November 3, 1925, in Mansfield, to Leonard and Lillian (Price) Jessup, she grew up in the area. On January 25, 1946, she married Wilferd E. Whitney with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the Whitneyville United Methodist Church.
Anna Jean Whitney is survived by two sons: Raymond (Patricia) Whitney of Whitneyville, and Thomas Whitney of Mansfield; a daughter: Nancy Nichols of Wellsboro; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Don (Phyllis) Jessup of Fla., and Ron (Patricia) Jessup of Gaines; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers: Edward and Theodore Jessup, and a sister: Eleanor Collins.
In accordance with her wishes, the family has entrusted the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA with her arrangements. There will be no public services, and her burial will be in the Whitneyville Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in her memory are encouraged to remember the Whitneyville United Methodist Church, Church Street and Charleston Road Mansfield, PA 16933. To share a memory or condolence with her family, please visit www.tusseymosher.com.
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